Species: Purple Clay (Diarsia brunnea)

Purple Clay (Diarsia brunnea)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

Norwegian name: Rødfrynset teglfly

Host plants: Birch (Betula), Heather (Calluna vulgaris), Rubus, Sheep's Sorrel (Rumex acetosella), Vaccinium, Willows, Sallows and Osiers (Salix)

Systematics :

KingdomAnimals (Animalia)
Phylum Articulate animals (Arthropoda)
Class  Insects (Insecta)
Order   Moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera)
Group    Macro-moths ("Macro-heterocera")
Family     Owlet moths (Noctuidae)
Subfamily      Noctuinae
Genus       Diarsia
Species        Purple Clay (Diarsia brunnea)