Family: Noctuidae Sub-family: Amphipyrinae
Flight time: August-September
Habitat: Woods, hedgerows, parks, gardens
Larvae feed on a wide range of trees, shrubs and coppice regrowth
Similar: Svensson's Copper Underwing. Not recorded in Ireland, examination of underside and genitalia are needed for identification.
Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. September and October 2010. Very faded specimen immediately above.