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Euxoa nigricans (Garden Dart)

Wikipedia Abstract

The garden dart (Euxoa nigricans) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is distributed throughout much of the Palearctic.Temperate regions of Europe, Central Asia and North Asia, as well as the mountains of North Africa. Absent from polar regions, on Iceland and some Mediterranean islands (Balearic Islands, Malta, Greek Islands, Crete, Cyprus), as well as in Macaronesia (Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands).
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast 160731 England/Scotland, United Kingdom  
Berwyn a Mynyddoedd de Clwyd/ Berwyn and South Clwyd Mountains 67265 Wales, United Kingdom
Black Wood of Rannoch 2720 Scotland, United Kingdom
Braunton Burrows 3328 England, United Kingdom
Burnham Beeches 946 England, United Kingdom  
Butser Hill 590 England, United Kingdom
Caithness and Sutherland Peatlands 354692 Scotland, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Firth of Tay & Eden Estuary 38085 Scotland, United Kingdom
Hackpen Hill 89 England, United Kingdom  
Isle of Portland to Studland Cliffs 3577 England, United Kingdom
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Lizard Point 34565 England, United Kingdom    
Lyme Bay and Torbay 77215 England, United Kingdom
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
Peak District Dales 5748 England, United Kingdom
Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol 341177 Wales, 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  
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Sidmouth to West Bay 2217 England, United Kingdom
Solent Maritime 27985 England, United Kingdom
South Wight Maritime 49082 England, United Kingdom
Start Point to Plymouth Sound & Eddystone 84204 England, United Kingdom  
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The Lizard 8048 England, United Kingdom    
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast 266284 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Tulach Hill and Glen Fender Meadows 3912 Scotland, United Kingdom
Witherslack Mosses 1202 England, United Kingdom
Y Twyni o Abermenai i Aberffraw/ Abermenai to Aberffraw Dunes 4623 Wales, United Kingdom  

Prey / Diet

Allium cepa (garden onion)[1]
Beta maritima (sea beet)[2]
Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[1]
Plantago lanceolata (narrowleaf plantain)[1]
Polygonum aviculare subsp. aviculare (prostrate knotweed)[2]
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)[1]
Trifolium repens (Ladino Clover)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acronicta euphorbiae (Sweet Gale Moth)2
Acronicta rumicis (Knot Grass)3
Ancylis badiana2
Arctia caja (garden tiger moth)2
Athetis pallustris (Marsh Moth)2
Autographa gamma (Silver Y Moth)4
Axylia putris (Flame)2
Callistege mi (Mother Shipton Moth)3
Coenonympha pamphilus (Small Heath Butterfly)2
Colias croceus (Clouded Yellow Butterfly)2
Colias hyale (Pale Clouded Yellow)2
Dasineura trifolii (clover leaf midge)2
Delia florilega (bean seed maggot)2
Delia platura (seedcorn maggot)2
Discestra trifolii (clover cutworm)3
Eilema caniola (Hoary Footman)2
Eilema complana (Scarce Footman)3
Eilema griseola (Dingy Footman Moth)2
Ematurga atomaria (Common Heath Moth)3
Epiphyas postvittana (Light brown apple moth)2
Euclidia glyphica (Burnet Companion Moth)2
Euxoa obelisca (Square-spot Dart)2
Euxoa tritici2
Hydraecia micacea (potato stem worm)3
Lacanobia oleracea (Bright-line Brown-Eye Moth)2
Lacanobia thalassina (Pale-shouldered Brocade)2
Lasiocampa trifolii (Grass Eggar)2
Leptidea sinapis (Wood White)2
Mamestra brassicae (Cabbage Moth)3
Melanchra persicariae (Dot Moth)2
Noctua pronuba (Large Yellow Underwing Moth)2
Nomophila noctuella (Rush Veneer Moth)2
Ochropleura plecta (flame-shouldered dart)4
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)3
Papestra biren (Glaucous Shears)2
Parasemia plantaginis (Wood Tiger Moth)2
Peridroma saucia (variegated cutworm)4
Philaenus spumarius (meadow froghopper)2
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (ruby tiger moth)2
Polia bombycina (Pale Shining Brown)2
Polyommatus icarus (Common Blue Butterfly)2
Pyrgus malvae (Grizzled Skipper)2
Scopula emutaria2
Scopula imitaria (Small Blood-vein)2
Scotopteryx bipunctaria2
Scotopteryx chenopodiata (Shaded Broad-bar Moth)2
Sideridis albicolon2
Trichoplusia ni (cabbage looper)2
Zygaena lonicerae (Narrow-Bordered Five-Spot Burnet)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
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