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Double Dart
Graphiphora augur

(Fabricius, 1775) 2114 / 73.351

Morley's Final Catalogue: Levelly distributed, and quite common on sugar, throughout Suffolk; Orford (Gibbs); Ipswich, Monks Soham at light; &c.

Recent Suffolk Status: Much declined and now very scarce with the vast majority of recent records from wetland sites.

Life history: Single-brooded. Seen at sugar as well as at light at known sites.

Identification: Fairly unmistakeable.

Habitat: Marshes and Carr woodland.

Recorded in 36 (62%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/07/2023325TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
17/07/2021225TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
11/07/2021125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
25/06/2021425TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
17/07/2020225TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
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Forewing: 18-21mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
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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