Orthosia (Cororthosia) gracilis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)


Forewing in male pale grey or ochreous grey, in female dark grey, generally more or less irrorated with dark grey; orbicular and reniform stigmata with pale outlines, filled up with grey, the lower half of reniform dark grey; outer line marked by black dots on veins, the inner mostly obsolete; submarginal line ochreous or rufous, sometimes preceded by a dark shade.
Hindwing in male whitish, becoming grey towards termen, and blackish immediately before the pale fringe, in female wholly grey; - pallida Stph. is a whitish form with hardly any dusting; - in rosea Tutt the ground colour is flesh coloured; - rufescens Cockll is redbrown; - the Japanese form ella Btlr. differs only in being more strongly marked, sometimes with a redbrown flush.


35 - 40 mm
Jarnice hladká
Grå forårsugle
Wiesenbuschmoor-Frühlingseule
Powdered Quaker
Orthosie gracile
Gelsvasis ankstyvasis pelėdgalvi
Csinos barkabagoly
Sierlijke voorjaarsuil
Punktseljefly
Piętnówka smuklica
Mora čerkáčová
Kalvasraitayökkönen
Grått sälgfly
Совка ранняя темно-серая

Primary host-plants

FamilyLatin nameVernacular name
AsteraceaeAchilleaYarrow
Artemisia vulgarisCommon Mugwort
Taraxacum officinaleCommon Dandelion
FabaceaeTrifolium Clover
GeraniaceaeGeraniumCrane's-bill
GrossulariaceaeRibes nigrumBlack Currant
RosaceaeMalus domesticaApple tree
Prunus padusBird Cherry
Rosa caninaDog Rose
Rubus idaeusRed raspberry
Rubus plicatusBramble
SalicaceaePopulus tremulaCommon Aspen
SalixWillow
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