Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Photo © Mark Marshall,  migrant form - 15th March, 2017 - Blackawton, Devon

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Blossom Underwing
Orthosia miniosa

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2183 / 73.243

An uncommon species, mainly in the south of the region.

Found mainly in oak woodland.

Overwinters as a pupa while adults come to light and also visit sallow catkins.

Verification Grade Comment: Ideally take a photo.

Recorded in 40 (29%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-17mm
Flight: March- April
Foodplant:   Oaks
Nat Status: Local (Immigrant)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
21/04/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
07/04/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
01/04/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
29/03/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
27/03/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74

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