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Twin-spotted Quaker
Anorthoa munda ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2189 / 73.250
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  22/03/2019 - Cranwich Camp Track

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Orthosia incerta
Forewing: 17-20mm.
Season: One generation March-April.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees. Oak, Birches, sallows etc.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Blackish twin spots are usually obvious, but in some forms (f. immaculata) these are reduced to barely discernible rufous marks, or obsolete.
Broad-leaved woodland.

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/06/2019128TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
11/05/2019+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
23/04/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
23/04/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
22/04/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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