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Deep-brown Dart
Aporophyla lueneburgensis

(Freyer, 1848) 2231 / 73.232
=Aporophyla lutulenta

Norfolk status
Open habitats, grassland, heathland and coastal areas on chalky or lighter soils.

Formerly split into Deep-brown Dart Aporophyla lutulenta and Northern Deep-brown Dart A. lueneburgensis

The species code and scientific name changed in 2024. DNA bar-coding suggests that we have only one species in Britain, A. lueneburgensis which is now renamed Deep-brown Dart.
A. lutulenta is now a synonym and the name Northern Deep-brown dart no longer used.

Recorded in 34 (46%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1923.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Date#VC10kGeneral Area
09/10/2023128TF93Little Snoring / Thursford
07/10/2023128TF83North Creake
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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-Oct.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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