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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 83 (59%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 18-21mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Sallows, Hawthorn, Blackthorn, birches and other plants
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
18/07/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO57
14/07/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO57
11/07/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
11/07/20222VC39 - StaffordshireSJ84
09/07/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82

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