Appendix B: (Noctuidae / Acronictinae)
B087 [B&F: 2282] Large Dagger (Acronicta cuspis) (Hübner, 1813)

 

Occurrence in the British Isles unconfirmed, this European species is included on the British list on the basis of a report in 1829 of one collected near Dulwich, London, a few years earlier, which might have been this species. Wingspan 37-41 mm. Larva feeds on Alder, Rowan and Birch, no evidence of breeding in the UK.

Flightime guide
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Larval

Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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