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Clouded Drab
Orthosia incerta
Common Quaker
Orthosia cerasi
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Lead-coloured Drab
Orthosia populeti

(Fabricius, 1781) 73.246/2185
Norfolk status
Local.
Broad-leaved woodland.
Grey moth with characteristic round tipped forewing and usually smaller compared to similar Clouded Drab. Male has visibly feathered antennae.

Recorded in 52 (75%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Antennae comparison - Keith Kerr
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/03/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
20/03/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
19/03/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
19/03/2019228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
17/03/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Forewing: 15-17mm.
Season: One generation March-April.
Foodplant:   Aspen, poplars
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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