Family: Noctuidae

73.247 Powdered Quaker Orthosia gracilis

There are 993 county records of 2690 individuals from 111 different sites. First recorded in 1839.

Individual records comprise of: [2688 Adult] [2 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Mar
129
Apr
1695
May
857
Jun
2
Jul
2

Earliest: 09 Mar 2012 - Latest: 08 Jul 2018

Historical Abundance

2018
86
2017
97
2016
99
2015
202
2014
320
2013
159
2012
286
2011
662
2010
354
2009
79

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
545 (1378)
VC68
448 (1312)

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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