Noctuidae : Hadeninae
  Prev | Next  
Small Quaker
Orthosia cruda

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2182 / 73.245
Photo © Damian Money,  Skelton in Cleveland, VC62

Immature stages

Similar Yorkshire Species
Blossom Underwing
Orthosia miniosa
Common Quaker
Orthosia cerasi
Upload a Photo
Express Record Small Quaker

Golden Cinnabar Membership

  • Help with running costs of Yorkshire Moths
  • View detailed maps
  • List detailed species records
  • 12 month membership
   You can really help...

Copyright © Lepidoptera UK 2024
Click Map for Details

Yorkshire Status: Common and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded from all five vice-counties but not usually common.

2012 (CHF): Common and widespread across all five vice-counties with an increase in recent years. 2011 brought record numbers and 2012 seems to have brought a further increase. Big numbers can occur in broadleaved woodland in Spring, eg 357 at Ellington Banks on 23.3.2011.

Recorded in 152 (76%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

< Common Quaker  |  Lead-coloured Drab >
Forewing: 12-15mm
Flight: February - May
Foodplant:   Oaks and other broadleaved trees
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/03/2024165SE37 - Ripon
09/03/2024665SE37 - Ripon
09/03/2024165SE37 - Ripon
07/03/2024665SE28 - Bedale
06/03/2024665SE37 - Ripon
  Immature   Adult   [Show Flight Weeks]
Show Details | 1990 to 2023 | 2000 to 2023 | Graph Key
© 2024 NOLA®; Database using MapMate® Digital Maps © Bartholomew 2010. Design © Jim Wheeler 2024 Lepidoptera.UK
This site requires necessary cookies to function correctly. We'd also like to set Google analytics cookies that help us make improvements by measuring how you use the site. These will be set only if you accept all cookies. Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this will affect how the website functions. Cookies Policy