Vapourer

  • Vapourer (male)
    Vapourer (male)
  • Vapourer (female)
    Vapourer (female)
  • Vapourer (male)
    Vapourer (male)
  • Vapourer (female)
    Vapourer (female)

Scientific name: Orgyia antiqua

July - October. Britain and Ireland.

Medium-sized, orangey-brown. The female is virtually wingless. Frequents gardens, parks, heathland and scrubby places. Can be confused with the much rarer Scarce Vapourer.