Gortyna flavago (Frosted Orange)

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Gortyna flavago (Frosted Orange)

Gortyna flavago (Frosted Orange)
Originator: Dag Øivind Ingierd

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: "Macro-heterocera" (Macro-moths)
Family: Noctuidae (Owlet moths)
Subfamily: Xyleninae
Genus: Gortyna
Species: Gortyna flavago (Frosted Orange)

Norwegian name: Tistelstengelfly

Host plants: Arctium, Carduus, Cirsium, Digitalis, Eupatorium, Petasites, Rumex, Scrophularia, Valeriana

Confusion species: Polychrysia moneta (Golden Plusia)