Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Orthosia gothica Linnaeus, 1758
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Family: Noctuidae
Checklist Number: 73.249

Abundant and very common over most habitats from March to May. the common name is derived from the distinct black mark on the forewing which can vary in intensity.

The larvae feed on a wide range of trees, shrubs and some herbaceous plants

Orthosia gothica
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