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Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Hebrew Character
73.2490 (B&F: 2190)


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

A resident species often common to very common at mv light widely inland, but usually a little less frequent along the coast. Probably generally distributed. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early March to early June. Larvae feed on many trees and shrubs and low-growing plants. (Pratt, 2011)

Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Scotney Estate, 09 ii 2019
Photo: Charles Waters
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hailsham, 19 iv 2019
Photo: Teresa Fowler
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Steyning, 03 iv 2020
Photo: Olly Ellis
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sullington, 13 iii 2020
Photo: Martin Banks
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Piltdown, 22 ii 2020
Photo: Harvey Osler
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cooden, 23 iii 2020
Photo: Martin Banks
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ringmer, 25 iii 2020
Photo: John Luck
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Plumpton Lane, Plumpton, 14 iii 2021
Photo: Nick Ostler
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bexhill-on-Sea, 29 xii 2015
Photo: Derek Crawley
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Showing wing deformity
Bexhill, 05 ii 2016
Photo: Derek Crawley
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Showing wing deformity
Bexhill, 10 ii 2016
Photo: Derek Crawley
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
ab. circumsignata
Pagham Harbour, 16 iv 2009
Photo: Ivan Lang
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Denton, 22 xii 2008
Photo: Steven Teale
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Findon Valley, 08 iii 2007
Photo: Mike Snelling
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pagham Harbour, iii 2007
Photo: Ivan Lang
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Peacehaven, 23 iv 2006
Photo: Adrian Thomas
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Warnham LNR, 18 ii 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crowborough, 27 iii 2015
Photo: Charles Waters
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Three Bridges, 15 iv 2015
Photo: Elliot Dowding
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Etchingham, 07 iii 2017
Photo: Caroline Moore
Orthosia gothica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bexhill-on-Sea, 11 iii 2017
Photo: Keith Hackett

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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