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White-line Dart
Euxoa tritici (Linnaeus, 1761)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2081 / 73.313
Photo © Ian Marshall, 17 Aug 2011,  North Ferriby, VC61

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Forewing: 13-17mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2

Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and local resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Very local in Yorkshire and often associated with sandy soils.

Argus 47, 2001-2004: VC65. Sedbusk, 22.7.2002 (MS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

2012 (CHF): Commonest in coastal areas, particularly at Spurn, but the numbers are reduced from the 1970s when there were sometimes counts of up to 45 in a single trap. Very local in small numbers in inland areas.

Recorded in 82 (41%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/09/2023161TA26 - Flamborough Head (South)
06/09/2023162NZ80 - Goathland / Grosmont
28/08/2023161TA41 - Kilnsea / Spurn Head
27/08/2023262SE89 - Hole of Horcum
25/08/2023162NZ70 - Glaisdale
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