Noctuidae : Hadeninae
ABH BF

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Similar Norfolk Species
Northern Drab
Orthosia opima
Lead-coloured Drab
Orthosia populeti
 
Clouded Drab
Orthosia incerta

(Hufnagel, 1766) 73.242/2188
Norfolk status
Exceptionally variable throughout its range.
Broad-leaved woodland, scrub, heathland and gardens.
Male does not have visibly feathered antennae.
Widespread.

Recorded in 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/04/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
29/04/2015127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
28/04/2015128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
28/04/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
28/04/2015427TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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Forewing: 16-20mm.
Season: One generation March-May.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees Oak, Birches, sallows etc
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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