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Orthosia gracilis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2186 / 73.247
Photo © Steve Hawkeye,  16/04/2017 - The Grange CL Wildlife Meadow

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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 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/06/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
01/06/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
30/05/2021128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
22/05/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
22/05/2021127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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