Noctuidae : Hadeninae

Photo © Dave Appleton,  16/03/2012 - Bawdeswell

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Blossom Underwing
Orthosia miniosa
Common Quaker
Orthosia cerasi
Small Quaker
Orthosia cruda

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.245/2182
Norfolk status
Distinguished by small size.
Broadleaved woodland, wooded areas and heathland.
Adults feed on sallow catkins.

Recorded in 58 (84%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/05/2015127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
05/05/2015127TG20 - Norwich
29/04/2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
27/04/2015128TF91 - Dereham
25/04/2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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Forewing: 12-15mm.
Season: One generation Feb-May.
Foodplant:   Oaks Downy Birch, sallows, Hazel
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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