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Orthosia incerta (Hufnagel, 1766)

Clouded Drab
73.2420 (B&F: 2188)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
  »Family: Noctuidae
   »Subfamily: Hadeninae
    »Tribe: Orthosiini

Status and ecology:

A resident species, usually occurring sparingly or fairly commonly along the coastal strip; it is fairly common to common widely elsewhere in the south, and common to very common at mv light in northern woodlands. Probably generally well distributed. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late February to late May. Larvae feed on oak, sallow, apple, white helleborine and hop. (Pratt, 2011)

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Pagham Harbour, ii 2007 Photo: Ivan Lang

Orthosia incerta (Hufnagel, 1766)

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