Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Orthosia incerta Hufnagel, 1766
Clouded Drab

Family: Noctuidae
Checklist Number: 73.242

A very variable species both in colour and markings. Commonly found in mixed habitat but not yet found on the machair. Active from March to May

A wide range of broadleaved trees and shrubs are used by the larvae

Orthosia incerta
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