Orthosia populeti

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Lead-coloured drab
Orthosia populeti
Orthosia populeti entomart.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Orthosia
O. populeti
Binomial name
Orthosia populeti
(Fabricius, 1775)

Orthosia populeti, the lead-coloured drab, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in Europe.

The wingspan is 34–40 mm. The length of the forewings is 15–17 mm. The moth flies in one generation from the beginning of March to May [1].

The caterpillars mainly feed on aspen.


  1. ^ The flight season refers to Belgium and the Netherlands. This may vary in other parts of the range.

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