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Common Quaker
Orthosia cerasi (Fabricius, 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2187 / 73.244
Photo © Keith Mitchell,  Stoke Goldington 18/02/2023

Similar Upper Thames Species
Small Quaker
Orthosia cruda
Blossom Underwing
Orthosia miniosa
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

Widespread and very common in the region, in a wide range of habitats.

Recorded in 70 (90%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
07/06/2022224SU99 - Amersham, Beaconsfield
31/05/2022124SU99 - Amersham, Beaconsfield
22/05/2022123SP32 - Chipping Norton/Enstone
21/05/2022124TQ08 - Colne Valley, Black Park
12/05/2022124SP71 - Westcott, Waddesdon
Further info: Orthosia cerasi
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