Main: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
73.232 [B&F: 2231a] Northern Deep-brown Dart (Aporophyla lueneburgensis) (Freyer, 1848)


Common on moorland, rough grassland and rocky areas throughout much of Scotland and north-western England. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 34-38 mm. Recently split from the somewhat similar Deep-brown Dart A. lutulenta, from which geographically separated and, on average, larger and more brown than black. Larva feeds on various woody and herbaceous plants, including Heather, Bilberry and Common Bird's-foot Trefoil.

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