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Orthosia gracilis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2186 / 73.247
Photo © Matthew Casey,  08/04/2018 - hethersett

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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 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/05/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/05/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/05/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
15/05/2019127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
15/05/2019127TG33 - Bacton
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