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Scarce Black Arches
Nola aerugula

(Hübner, 1793) 2079 / 74.005

Davey, P., 2009: A scarce migrant species recorded on only a few occasions in coastal localities in south-east England, and, between 1850 and 1890, a transitory resident in Kent, the larva feeding on common bird's-foot-trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) and clover (Trifolium spp.). The species occurs throughout mainland Europe except north-west France and Iberia. In Dorset, the moth has been seen on one occasion and, given the light easterly airflow at the time of capture, is likely to have been an... Read More

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Recorded in 1 (3%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2009.
Last Recorded in 2009.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 8-9mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Bird's-foot-trefoil and clovers
GB Status: Immigrant
Former Status: Immigrant (?)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
02/07/2009+9SY67 Portland / Weymouth

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