|2082 ~ Garden Dart ~ Euxoa nigricans|
A very uncommon species, found from just a few sites in the far east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 32-40mm.
Many different habitats.
A wide range of herbaceous plants.
Overwinters as an egg laid on the foodplant. Larva March-June, feeding mainly at night. Pupates underground in an earth formed cocoon.
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Photo by DB, 2nd Aug 2015, Middletown
Confirmed by Gen. Det.
Photo by SOS, 2nd Sept 2016, Guilsfield