2186 Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi

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Family Noctuidae » Hadeninae

Wingspan 34 - 40 mm.

Flight period A single generation flies in March and April, when it is often attracted to light.

Descripttion Forms with a plain ground colour, and others with a darker band across the forewing, but all have large, rounded stigmata outlined paler

Life Cycle The foodplants of the larvae are oak (Quercus), sallow (Salix) and other deciduous trees.

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