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Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2190 / 73.249
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  07/03/2020 - Hethersett - South Croft

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 15-17mm.
Flight: One generation Mar-May.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants, bushes and trees.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Named after distinct mark in centre of forewing unique among spring-flying moths.
Any habitat.
Widespread and abundant.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 21.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/05/21727TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
24/06/2022128TF64 - Hunstanton
24/06/2022127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
14/06/2022328TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
12/06/2022128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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