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74.005 [B&F: 2079] Scarce Black Arches (Nola aerugula) (Hübner, 1793)


Rare immigrant from northern Europe, appearing in southern England. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight there are two ancient records, both from the Island. Wingspan 15-20 mm. The most likely confusion species is Kent Black Arches Meganola albula. Larva feeds on Common Bird's-foot Trefoil, Red Clover, White Clover and Hare's-foot Clover, no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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Detail records

VC10 Isle of Wight
Freshwater (SZ38)1872-TugwellAdult
Bembridge (SZ68)01/07/1858oneStandish, COAdult

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