Family: Noctuidae

73.247 Powdered Quaker Orthosia gracilis

There are 985 county records of 2680 individuals from 110 different sites. First recorded in 1839.

Individual records comprise of: [2678 Adult] [2 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Mar
129
Apr
1688
May
854
Jun
2
Jul
2

Earliest: 09 Mar 2012 - Latest: 08 Jul 2018

Historical Abundance

2018
78
2017
95
2016
99
2015
202
2014
320
2013
159
2012
286
2011
662
2010
354
2009
79

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
540 (1373)
VC68
445 (1307)

Similar Species

2188 Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta

Status Grade 1

Larval food plants

Black Poplar Populus nigra
Blackthorn Prunus spinosa
Bog Myrtle Myrica Gale
Common Fleabane Pulicaria dysenterica
Eared Willow Salix aurita
Goat Willow Salix caprea
Grey Sallow Salix cinerea
Meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria
Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria

Find moths by larval food plants here.

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