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Dark Arches
Apamea monoglypha

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2321 / 73.162

A very common resident found throughout the region.

Found in a wide range of habitats.

Overwinters as a larva while adults come to light and to sugar, often in numbers.

Note Melanics occur quite commonly, especially in urban areas.

Recorded in 129 (92%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 19-26mm
Flight: June - August (September - November)
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
18/11/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
13/11/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
12/11/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO33
11/11/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ83
29/10/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82

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