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Crescent Dart
Agrotis trux (Hubner, [1824])
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2090 / 73.324
Photo © Andy Newbold,  Sibford Ferris 2019

Similar Upper Thames Species: None
Foodplant:   Thrift, Rock Sea-spurrey and probably other herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Rare in the region and probably vagrant. A coastal species, unlikely to be resident in the region.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 4 (5%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1992.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
25/07/2019123SP33 - Sibford Ferris/Hook Norton
09/08/2015122SU59 - Abingdon(E), Didcot(N), Culham
07/07/1997+23SU77 - Reading
18/07/1992+24SU97 - Slough (S), Windsor
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