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2287 Scarce Dagger, Acronicta auricoma ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Status and ecology:

Suspected rare immigrant, and episodic resident in the east. Not detected since 1947 in the west and 1996 in the east, and presumed extinct as a resident since 1912. Double-brooded, flying mainly from mid-April into May and from mid-July to mid-August. Larvae fed on bramble, oak and silver birch. (Pratt, 2011)

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