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Common Quaker
Orthosia cerasi (Fabricius, 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2187 / 73.244
Photo © Chris Knott,  Great Ellingham 20/12/2017

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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
24/05/2020227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
22/05/2020227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
21/05/2020128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
21/05/2020227TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
20/05/2020127TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
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