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2114 Double Dart Graphiphora augur

(Fabricius, 1775)

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Double Dart  Graphiphora augur (Adult)

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CairnCummer, Aberdeenshire

(Photo © Chris Harlow)

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CairnCummer, Aberdeenshire

(Photo © Chris Harlow)

2114 Double Dart Graphiphora augur

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73.351 BF2114
Double Dart Graphiphora augur

(Fabricius, 1775)

Wingspan 35-42 mm.

A locally widespread species over much of Britain, but not especially common.

It inhabits woodland, bushy places and grassy areas, and flies in a single generation during June and July.

The larvae feed nocturnally on a number of trees and shrubs, including hawthorn (Crataegus) and blackthorn (Prunus spinosa).

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