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Agrotis ripae (Hübner, [1823])

Sand Dart
73.3230 (B&F: 2093)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
  »Family: Noctuidae
   »Subfamily: Noctuinae
    »Tribe: Noctuini

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nb

A resident species in danger of extinction in Sussex. Usually occurs sparingly or fairly commonly in the south-western corner of Sussex, but is sometimes common at mv light amongst the sand-dunes at Camber. Extremely local in numbers. Single brooded, flying from early June to early August, occasionally late May to mid August. Larvae feed on orache and sea-purslane. (Pratt, 2011)

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Camber Sands, 29 vi 2010 Photo: Keith Alexander

Agrotis ripae (Hübner, 1823)

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