Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Small Quaker
Orthosia cruda
Blossom Underwing
Orthosia miniosa
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Common Quaker
Orthosia cerasi

(Fabricius, 1775) 2187 / 73.244
=Orthosia stabilis

A very common and widespread spring species in the county. Does occasionally appear late in the year in mild spells, usually as singletons.

Recorded in 53 (91%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1939.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/05/2023125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
10/05/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
10/05/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
10/05/2023125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
07/05/2023125TM57 - Southwold
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Forewing: 13-17mm.
Flight: March-May.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees Birches, sallows, oaks, Hazel
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2023. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023
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