Family: Noctuidae

73.247 Powdered Quaker Orthosia gracilis

There are 1124 county records of 2976 individuals from 117 different sites. First recorded in 1839.

Individual records comprise of: [2974 Adult] [2 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Mar
140
Apr
1881
May
948
Jun
2

Earliest: 01 Mar 2019 - Latest: 04 Jun 2013

Historical Abundance

2020
54
2019
204
2018
109
2017
97
2016
104
2015
202
2014
320
2013
159
2012
286
2011
662

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
608 (1499)
VC68
516 (1477)

Similar Species

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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

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