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Agrotis ripae (Sand Dart)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Sand Dart (Agrotis ripae) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in Western Europe and North Africa. The wingspan is 32–42 mm. Adults are on wing from June to July depending on the location. The larvae feed on various sand-dune plants, including Salsola kali, Cakile maritima, and Atriplex.
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Prey / Diet

Ammophila arenaria (European beachgrass)[1]
Cakile maritima (Sea Rocket)[1]
Calystegia soldanella (beach morningglory)[1]
Chenopodium rubrum (red goosefoot)[1]
Cynoglossum clandestinum (gypsyflower)[1]
Eryngium maritimum (seaside eryngo)[1]
Glaux maritima (sea-milkwort)[1]
Hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn)[1]
Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[1]
Leymus arenarius (sand ryegrass)[1]
Salsola kali (prickly Russian thistle)[2]
Suaeda maritima (herbaceous seepweed)[1]



Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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