Moths of Dungeness and Surrounding Area
Years

<1990
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
 
Days

+
101
  10
  79
  23
206
270
255
114
114
  90
225
182
104
192
139
 96
182
 30
  98 
228
153
 
 


DARK SWORD-GRASS
Agrotis ipsilon


Area Status:   Migrant
British Status:   Migrant
  Site  
Dungeness
 DB
 SC
 KR
 CR
 Rspb
 DW
Greatstone
 KA
 BB
 RC
 BD
 JJ
 PT
 R&JT 
Littlestone  
 KR
Lydd
 EC
 PC
 KR
 CT
 JW
N.Romney
 SC
 KR A
 KR B
 A&MT
 

     Recorded every year, with varying frequency, from all trap-sites. The 41st most commonly occurring
     moth in the area. Some years numbers have occurred in non migration periods and thought to be the
     result of local breeding.

     Earliest date.  1st February (04).   Latest date.  9th December (09).   Max.  20 at Rspb in August 09 to
     light, 80 to sugar at Lydd Army Camp in August 03 (SP.Clancy).
 
         
 
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