Norfolk status Local. 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. Additional Stats