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Agrotis exclamationis (Heart and Dart)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Heart and Dart (Agrotis exclamationis) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. A familiar moth to many, it is considered one of the most common of the European region. It occurs throughout the Palearctic ecozone from Ireland to Japan.This is a quite variable species, forewings ranging from pale to dark brown but always recognizable by the distinctively shaped dark stigmata which give it its common name.
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Prey / Diet

Beta vulgaris (sea beet)[1]
Brassica napus (Rapeseed)[2]
Centranthus ruber (red valerian)[2]
Chenopodium album (lambsquarters goosefoot)[2]
Chenopodium vulvaria (stinking goosefoot)[2]
Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[2]
Plantago lanceolata (narrowleaf plantain)[2]
Polygonum aviculare subsp. aviculare (prostrate knotweed)[1]
Rumex acetosa (garden sorrel)[1]
Spinacia oleracea (spinach)[1]
Stellaria media (chickweed)[2]



Attributes / relations provided by
1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
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