Lepidoptera Outer Hebrides

Family: Noctuidae   Checklist Number: 73.242

Orthosia incerta   Hufnagel, 1766

Clouded Drab

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