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Orthosia gracilis (Powdered Quaker)

Wikipedia Abstract

The powdered Quaker (Orthosia gracilis) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in all of Europe except the extreme North and South.Then East across the Palearctic to Northern Asia and Central Asia.O. g. pallidior (Staudinger, 1888) is described from Xinjiang in China.
View Wikipedia Record: Orthosia gracilis

Infraspecies

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Black Wood of Rannoch 2720 Scotland, United Kingdom
Braunton Burrows 3328 England, United Kingdom
Corsydd Môn/ Anglesey Fens 1154 Wales, United Kingdom  
Dorset Heaths (Purbeck and Wareham) and Studland Dunes 5491 England, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Inverpolly 29349 Scotland, United Kingdom
Loch Maree Complex 38882 Scotland, United Kingdom
Lyme Bay and Torbay 77215 England, United Kingdom
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
North Pembrokeshire Woodlands/ Coedydd Gogledd Sir Benfro 780 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol 341177 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
River Usk/ Afon Wysg 2490 Wales, United Kingdom  
Rum 26775 Scotland, United Kingdom
Saltfleetby–Theddlethorpe Dunes and Gibraltar Point 2373 England, United Kingdom  
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Sidmouth to West Bay 2217 England, United Kingdom
Solent Maritime 27985 England, United Kingdom
Solway Firth 107829 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
South Solway Mosses 4849 England, United Kingdom
South Wight Maritime 49082 England, United Kingdom
Sunart 25320 Scotland, United Kingdom
The Lizard 8048 England, United Kingdom    
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast 266284 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Witherslack Mosses 1202 England, United Kingdom
Y Twyni o Abermenai i Aberffraw/ Abermenai to Aberffraw Dunes 4623 Wales, United Kingdom  

Prey / Diet

Filipendula ulmaria (Meadowsweet)[1]
Genista tinctoria (Dyer's greenweed)[2]
Hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn)[2]
Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[2]
Lysimachia vulgaris (garden yellow loosestrife)[1]
Lythrum salicaria (salicaire)[2]
Malus pumila (Common apple)[1]
Populus nigra (Lombardy poplar)[2]
Prunus cerasus (sour cherry)[1]
Prunus padus (Bird Cherry)[1]
Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn)[2]
Pulicaria dysenterica (Common Fleabane)[2]
Ribes nigrum (European black currant)[1]
Ribes rubrum (cultivated currant)[1]
Rubus idaeus (Raspberry)[1]
Salix caprea (goat willow)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Abraxas grossulariata (Magpie Moth)6
Acleris rufana3
Acronicta alni (Alder Moth)4
Acronicta auricoma (Scarce Dagger)7
Acronicta euphorbiae (Sweet Gale Moth)3
Acronicta menyanthidis (Light Knot Grass)4
Acronicta psi (Grey Dagger Moth)5
Acronicta strigosa (Marsh Dagger)3
Acronicta tridens (Dark Dagger)3
Alsophila aescularia (March Moth)4
Amphipyra pyramidea4
Anaplectoides prasina (green arches)3
Angerona prunaria5
Antitype chi (Grey Chi)4
Aphrophora alni (Alder Spittle Bug)4
Arctia caja (garden tiger moth)3
Biston betularia (peppered moth)6
Biston strataria (Oak Beauty)3
Blepharita satura (Beautiful Arches)4
Cacoecimorpha pronubana (Carnation Tortrix)4
Calliteara pudibunda (Pale Tussock)6
Callophrys rubi (Green Hairstreak Butterfly)3
Campaea margaritata (Light Emerald Moth)3
Celastrina argiolus (Holly Blue Butterfly)3
Cerura vinula (Puss Moth)3
Chloroclysta siterata (Red-green Carpet)3
Coleophora coracipennella3
Colocasia coryli (Nut-tree Tussock)4
Colotois pennaria (Feathered Thorn)5
Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)5
Cosmia trapezina (Dun-bar)6
Crocallis elinguaria (Scalloped Oak Moth)6
Diloba caeruleocephala4
Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber Moth)6
Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)5
Eupithecia exiguata (Mottled Pug)6
Eupithecia pusillata3
Eupithecia satyrata (Satyr Pug Moth)3
Eupithecia subfuscata (gray pug)4
Euplexia lucipara (Small Angle Shades)3
Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Brown-tail)4
Euproctis similis4
Eupsilia transversa (Satellite)6
Eurois occulta (great gray dart)3
Graphiphora augur (Double Dart)4
Hydrelia sylvata (Waved Carpet)3
Jodis lactearia (Little Emerald)3
Lacanobia contigua (Beautiful Brocade)3
Lacanobia thalassina (Pale-shouldered Brocade)5
Laothoe populi (Poplar Hawk-moth)3
Lasiocampa quercus (Oak Eggar)7
Lasiocampa trifolii (Grass Eggar)3
Lithophane hepatica4
Lomographa temerata (Clouded Silver)4
Lycia hirtaria (Brindled Beauty Moth)6
Lyonetia clerkella (Apple Leaf Miner Moth)3
Macrothylacia rubi (Fox Moth)3
Malacosoma neustria (Lackey moth)3
Mamestra brassicae (Cabbage Moth)3
Melanchra persicariae (Dot Moth)5
Melanchra pisi (Broom Moth)5
Naenia typica (Gothic)4
Noctua fimbriata (Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing)3
Nola cucullatella (Short-cloaked Moth)3
Nymphalis polychloros (Large Tortoiseshell Butterfly)4
Odontopera bidentata (Scalloped Hazel)6
Operophtera brumata (winter moth)3
Opisthograptis luteolata (Brimstone Moth)4
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)8
Orthosia incerta (Clouded Drab)4
Orthosia opima (Northern Drab)4
Ourapteryx sambucaria (Swallow-tailed Moth)3
Papestra biren (Glaucous Shears)3
Phigalia pilosaria (Pale Brindled Beauty)4
Philaenus spumarius (meadow froghopper)3
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (ruby tiger moth)3
Plagodis pulveraria (Barred Umber Moth)5
Plemyria rubiginata (Blue-bordered Carpet)4
Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)4
Polia nebulosa (Grey Arches)3
Polygonia c-album (Comma Butterfly)6
Ptilodon capucina (Coxcomb Prominent)4
Saperda scalaris4
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)7
Scoliopteryx libatrix (herald moth)3
Selenia tetralunaria (Purple Thorn)5
Smerinthus ocellata3
Stauropus fagi (Lobster Moth)3
Synanthedon tipuliformis (Currant borer/Clearwing moth)3
Trichiura crataegi (Pale Eggar)3
Xestia baja (Dotted Clay)4
Xylena exsoleta (Sword-grass)5
Xylena vetusta (Red Sword-grass)3
Yponomeuta padella (Common Hawthorn Ermel Moth)4
Zeuzera pyrina (leopard moth)4

Distribution

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
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