Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Setaceous Hebrew Character
Xestia c-nigrum
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Hebrew Character
Orthosia gothica

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2190 / 73.249

Norfolk status
Widespread and abundant.
Named after distinct mark in centre of forewing unique among spring-flying moths.
Any habitat.

Not to be confused with Setaceous Hebrew Character, which flies much later in the year.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
28/05/2024+27TG42Hickling NNR / Potter Heigham
16/05/2024127TG42Eccles
16/05/2024127TG51Caister
16/05/2024128TF63Snettisham
16/05/2024127TG41Filby
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Forewing: 15-17mm.
Flight: One generation Mar-May.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants, bushes and trees
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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