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White-line Dart
Euxoa tritici
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Euxoa nigricans
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Coast Dart
Euxoa cursoria

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2083 / 73.311

Morley's Final Catalogue: A submaritime species, as locally common in the Breck District (as has not been hitherto noticed) at Brandon and Freckenham (Mly) as it is upon our east coast at Sizewell in 1936, Southwold and Lowestoft.

Recent Status: Locally common along the coast from Gorleston to Sizewell. Much scarcer further south, although regularly recorded from Landguard, Felixstowe. Records are almost exclusively from the immediate coast, but does very occasionally wander slightly inland.

Identification: Compare with White-line Dart.

Habitat: Sand dunes.

Recorded in 11 (19%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1926.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/09/2020125TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland
26/08/2020125TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland
20/08/2020225TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland
17/08/2020725TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland
15/08/2020125TG50 - Gorleston
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Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common sand-dune plants
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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