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Twin-spotted Quaker
Anorthoa munda ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2189 / 73.250
Photo © Matthew Casey,  18/03/2020 - Hethersett

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Orthosia incerta
Forewing: 17-20mm.
Flight: One generation March-April.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees. Oak, Birches, sallows etc.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB 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 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/04/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
23/04/2022127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
22/04/2022128TM09 - Attleborough
21/04/2022127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
19/04/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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