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  Light Orange Underwing Boudinoyiana notha  

B&F: 1662

ABH: 70.204

Status: Resident.

Distribution and Abundance: Local.

Primary Habitat: Woodland.

Flight Period: Single brooded in March and April.

Localities: Hardwick Wood, Brampton Wood, Grafton Park Wood and Easton Hornstocks.

Observations: The moth can be common where it occurs as on the afternoon of 29 March 1997 when twelve were seen at Grafton Park Wood flying around the large aspens in the sunshine. In early June 1988 the caterpillars were also common in this locality between spun up aspen leaves low down on the trees. The species is almost certainly under recorded and is likely to be present anywhere that large stands of aspen occur, especially in the north and middle of the county.

L.O.N.: 1906. Geddington Chase. Once only.

First Record: 1902, Victoria County History.