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Twin-spotted Quaker
Anorthoa munda ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2189 / 73.250
Photo © Richard Brunton,  12/03/2014 - 25 Digby Drive, Fakenham.

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Orthosia incerta
Forewing: 17-20mm.
Flight: 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 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/05/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
09/05/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/05/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
29/04/2021127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
27/04/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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