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73.324 ~ 2090s1 ~ Crescent Dart ~ Agrotis trux
UK Status

Resident.  Local SW, WC.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2013 at Cors Dyfi Nature reserve in the far west of the county. This is mainly a coastal species and the Cors Dyfi area is probably the only place where you would be likely to record this species in the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 35-42mm.

Confusion species

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

Habitat

Coastal places.

Foodplant

Thrift and Rock Sea-spurrey.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a fully grown larva, on or just under the ground. Larva August to spring. Pupates underground in spring.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MW, 22nd Sept 2013, Cors Dyfi