Noctuoidea

Hadeninae

Imago Genitalia
Genus
Gortyna
Species
flavago
Author/Year
Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
English Vernacular
Frosted Orange
French Vernacular
Drap d'Or
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 32mm - 44mm

Imago: Univoltine, a species of open woodland, wasteland and marshes which can be found resting on its different food plants but is more readily found at light.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on foxglove (Digitalis ssp), burdock (Arctium lappa), thistle (Carduus ssp, Cirsium ssp and Onopordum ssp ) and other wild and cultivated large stemmed plants.

Overwinter: As an egg

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Imago Genitalia