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Common Quaker
Orthosia cerasi (Fabricius, 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2187 / 73.244
Photo © Matthew Casey,  11/03/2019 - Hethersett

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

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/2019828TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
08/06/2019128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
05/06/2019128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
03/06/2019127TG33 - Bacton
01/06/2019228TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
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