2089 Heart & Dart Agrotis exclamationis ABH 73.317
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Family Noctuidae » Noctuinae
Wingspan 35-44 . mm.
Flight period Flies from May to July, when it is readily attracted to light.
Descripttion One distinctive feature of this species is that it always has a black band across the front of the thorax, when viewed head-on.The presence of the dark mark on the patagia distinguishes Heart and Dart from the occasional female Heart and Club A. clavis which resembles it
Food Plants .Various wild and garden plants make up the foodplants of the larvae.Larva feeds on herbaceous plants such as Ribwort Plantain and Fat-hen.