White-line Dart Euxoa tritici
White-line Dart Euxoa tritici
Adult • Dorset • ©

73.313 BF2081
White-line Dart Euxoa tritici

(Linnaeus, 1761)


Wingspan 28-40 mm.

Inhabiting sand-hills and heathland, this species is distributed widely over most of the British Isles.

It can be difficult to tell apart from similar species, including Square-spot Dart (E.obelisca) and Coast Dart (E.cursoria).

It flies in July and August, and the larvae feed in spring on a variety of low plants.
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