73.244 .... B&F 2187
Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi (Fabricius, 1775) 
Status .....Very common and probably found in all parts of Nottinghamshire. This is certainly a common moth at Sherwood Forest, where large numbers are attracted to MV light.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP March 2011
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP March 2010   Photographed at Lound Wood March 2003
Early stages                            
Full-grown larva, photographed near Market Warsop May 2022
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Common Quaker
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. David Yates. Phil Cadman. Wil Heeney. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Andy Ashley. Phil Cadman. Graham Birkett. NBGRC. Martin Gray. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Steven Chick. Meg Skinner. Indy Kiemel Greene and Agnes Kiemel. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Ian Ellis. Graham Birkett. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Tom Shields. David Shaw.

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Updated January 2024
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