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Hebrew Character
Orthosia gothica

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2190 / 73.249

A very common species across the region.

Found in a wide variety of habitats.

Overwinters as a pupa while adults come readily to light, sometimes in large numbers, as well as visiting sallow catkins.

Recorded in 118 (84%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-17mm
Flight: Mar - May
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants, bushes and trees
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
28/06/20192VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
24/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
23/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO32
22/06/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ60
01/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO33

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