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Common Quaker
Orthosia cerasi (Fabricius, 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2187 / 73.244
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  22/03/2018 - Pedders Way

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Small Quaker
Orthosia cruda
Blossom Underwing
Orthosia miniosa
Forewing: 13-17mm.
Flight: March-May.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees. Birches, sallows, oaks, Hazel.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
(=stabilis)
Extremely variable ground colour, but most have large, rounded stigmata outlined paler.
Widespread.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/04/2020628TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
05/04/2020328TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
05/04/2020328TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
05/04/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
05/04/20201428TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
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