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Orthosia gracilis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2186 / 73.247
Photo © Dave Jones,  05/05/2013 - Stoke Holy Cross

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Forewing: 15-19mm.
Flight: One generation April-May.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Marshes, damp woodland, fens, heathland.
Feeds at sallow catkins and Blackthorn flowers.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/05/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
21/05/2020227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
20/05/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
20/05/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
19/05/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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