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2189 Twin-spotted Quaker, Orthosia munda ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Status and ecology:

A resident species, scarce along treeless parts of the coast, normally occurring sparingly or fairly commonly in most eastern and south-western woods, and commonly to very commonly in the north-west. Widespread but local in high numbers. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early March to late April. Larvae feed on oak, aspen, sallow, hop and damson. (Pratt, 2011)

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Findon Valley, 8 iii 2007 Photo: Mike Snelling

Orthosia munda ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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Distribution map for Orthosia munda

(Distribution at 1km scale)

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Phenology chart for Orthosia munda

Phenology: Adult | Larva

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