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2088 ~ Heart & Club ~ Agrotis clavis
UK Status

Resident. Common.

Montgomeryshire Status

Resident. A local species, associated with limestone. Recorded for the first time in the east of the county at Llanymynech Rocks in 2011. 

Wingspan :  M & F, 35-40mm.

Confusion species

Turnip Moth, Heart & Dart.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Coastal sand dunes, chalk downland and other places on light soils.


A wide range of herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a fully grown larva in an underground cell in which it pupates. Larva August-April. 
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 2nd July 2011, Llanymynech