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Spaelotis ravida (Stout Dart)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Stout Dart (Spaelotis ravida) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in the Palearctic ecozone.The wingspan is about 42–50 mm. Adults are on wing from July to August.The larvae feed on Artemisia, Cirsium, Rumex and Taraxacum species.The species is suspected to have disappeared from the United Kingdom as a resident species during the first decade of the 21st century.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Avon Gorge Woodlands 376 England, United Kingdom
Birklands and Bilhaugh 672 England, United Kingdom  
Epping Forest 3966 England, United Kingdom  
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Humber Estuary 90582 England, United Kingdom
Kyffhäuser - Badraer Schweiz - Solwiesen 8357 Germany  
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Ouse Washes 769 England, United Kingdom
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Saltfleetby–Theddlethorpe Dunes and Gibraltar Point 2373 England, United Kingdom  
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast 266284 England, United Kingdom
Thorne Moor 4718 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Unstrut-Niederung nordöstlich Herbsleben 474 Germany  

Prey / Diet

Centranthus ruber (red valerian)[1]
Citrullus lanatus (watermelon)[2]
Phragmites australis (common reed)[1]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Lacanobia oleracea (Bright-line Brown-Eye Moth)2
Liriomyza strigata2
Polia bombycina (Pale Shining Brown)2
Polymixis flavicincta (Large Ranunculus)2
Rhyacia simulans (Dotted Rustic)2
Standfussiana lucernea (Northern Rustic)2




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
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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