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Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2190 / 73.249
Photo © Antony Wren,  Lowestoft, Suffolk

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Similar Suffolk Species: None
Forewing: 15-17mm.
Flight: One generation Mar-May.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants, bushes and trees.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

A very common and widespread species in the county, found in all habitats including gardens.

Recorded in 55 (95%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1939.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/06/2021125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
06/06/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
06/06/2021125TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
04/06/2021226TL93 - Bures/Nayland
02/06/2021126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
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