2190 Hebrew Character Orthosia gothicaa

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Wingspan 30-35 mm.

Phenology March and April,

Description The usual forms have a distinct black mark on the forewing, but some forms, particularly in the North , have this mark the same as the ground colour, or even paler.

Life Cycle A typical Orthosia species, it flies in a single generation during March and April, and can be seen at sallow blossom, and regularly is attracted to light. Larval food plants are a number of trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants.

Habitat above