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Moth sp?

Observed: 2nd March 2012 By: peteralfreypeteralfrey’s reputation in Invertebratespeteralfrey’s reputation in Invertebrates
quakers 016
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Clouded Drab (Orthosia incerta) interacts


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ID Comment

Hi Douglas, I have just looked at multiple images of both and I cannot call it, why are moths so variable ? Regards Chris

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Hi, I will upload another

I will upload another photo with it alongside some other quakers- I identified a small quaker in with them but this seemed bigger
Thanks a lot

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Thanks for the extra

Thanks for the extra photo.

You have there:
1 Small Quaker
4 Common Quaker
1 Twin-spot Quaker
1 Clouded Drab

I am now sure that the moth in the original image is Clouded Drab.

Best wishes,


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Clouded Drab

Hi Douglas, you have to admit that for a moth novice like me it was a tricky one, agreeing with your ID. Regards Chris

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Thanks very

Thanks very much!