Family: Noctuidae Sub-family: Amphipyrinae
Flight time: August-October
Habitat: Woods, marshes, waste ground, rough grassland, gardens
Larvae feed and then pupate in stems of herbaceous plants, including Foxglove, Burdock and thistles.
Frosted Orange, Gortyna flavago
Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. September 2010 and 2011