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Archer's Dart
Agrotis vestigialis

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2085 / 73.322

An uncommon and local species.

A mainly coastal species but inland it occurs on well-drained sandy heaths.

Larva feeds throughout the winter while adults are attracted to light and sugar.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 7 (5%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1903.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-18mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
28/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
28/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
28/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
02/09/20171VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
01/07/20171VC37 - WorcestershireSO87

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