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Double Dart
Graphiphora augur

(Fabricius, 1775) 2114 / 73.351

An uncommon and declining resident.

Found in broadleaved woodland, scrub, hedges and gardens.

Overwinters as a small larva while adults come more readily to sugar than to light.

Recorded in 81 (58%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 18-21mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Sallows, Hawthorn, Blackthorn, birches and other pants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
15/07/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
09/07/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
04/07/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ53
04/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
03/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97

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