|2089 ~ Heart & Dart ~ Agrotis exclamationis|
A very common & sometimes abundant species which is found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 35-44mm.
The black collar separates this species from all other darts.
All habitats except those at extreme altitude.
A wide range of herbaceous plants.
Overwinters as a fully grown larva in an underground earthen cocoon in which it later pupates. Larva late July-Spring feeding until October.
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Photo by PRW, 11th June 2007, Commins Coch
Photo by DB, 18th June 2011, Middletown