Family: Noctuidae Sub-family: Hadeninae
2189 * Twin-spotted Quaker * Orthosia munda
Widespread, locally common
Variable, the twin spots faint or absent in some forms.
Flight time: Late February - early May
Habitat: Deciduous woodland, often feeds on sallow flowers
Larvae feed on the leaves of deciduous trees and woody plants including Oaks, sallows, Ash, Field Maple and Honeysuckle.
Twin-spotted Quaker, Orthosia munda
Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. March 2011