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2082 ~ Garden Dart ~ Euxoa nigricans
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A very uncommon species, found from just a few sites in the far east of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-40mm.

Confusion species

White-line Dart.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Many different habitats.

Foodplant

A wide range of herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

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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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 2nd Aug 2015, Middletown
Confirmed by Gen. Det.

Photo by SOS, 2nd Sept 2016, Guilsfield