POWDERED QUAKER Orthosia gracilis          UK BAP (Research only) species   Not supported by specimen nor photograph
Two records in 2009 from ND16 and ND27
Scottish Status: Widespread, but scarce or absent from NE - stable. UK Status: Common
Significant decrease in UK abundance abd distribution since 1970 but some recovery since 2000 (cf: Atlas of Britain & Ireland's Larger Moths)
First and last flight dates recorded in Caithness: 18th April to 3rd May

MAP: blue dots last record 2000 to 2009 

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