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Orthosia cerasi (Fabricius, 1775)

Common Quaker
73.2440 (B&F: 2187)

Synonym(s):
Orthosia stabilis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Hadeninae
        »Tribe: Orthosiini

A resident species, often common in a wide range of habitats and occasionally very common to abundant. Probably generally distributed but high numbers are very local and irregular. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early February to late May. Larvae feed on (silver) birch, sallow, oaks, lime, elm, bramble, rose, sweet chestnut, hawthorn and ash. (Pratt, 2011)

Orthosia cerasi (Fabricius, 1775)
Bracklesham, 19 xii 2015
Photo: Derek Lee
Orthosia cerasi (Fabricius, 1775)
Crowborough, 04 ii 2016
Photo: Charles Waters
Orthosia cerasi (Fabricius, 1775)
Bracklesham, 21 xii 2017
Photo: Derek Lee
Orthosia cerasi (Fabricius, 1775)
Woods Mill SWT Reserve, 05 i 2018
Photo: Bob Foreman
Orthosia cerasi (Fabricius, 1775)
Brede High Woods, 04 vi 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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