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Coast Dart
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Sand Dart
Agrotis ripae

(Hübner, 1823) 2093 / 73.323

Norfolk status
Nationally Scarce, restricted to sandy beaches.

Well recorded in Norfolk, and fairly consistent, with around 500 per year recorded at coastal sites over the last two decades.

More dainty marks and general sandy colouring than other 'Darts'.

Recorded in 17 (23%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
23/08/2023128TF64Holme
15/07/2023128TF64Hunstanton
11/07/2023227TG42Eccles
11/07/2023128TF74Titchwell
11/07/2023128TF74Titchwell NNR
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Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Many strandline plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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