There is some variation in the darker mottling and suffusion of the ochreous or pale brown fore wings.
Slipper, ochreous yellow, dotted with crimson at top and netted with green.
The caterpillar (Plate 112, Fig. 2) is reddish brown with a yellowish tinge and with black dots and ochreous markings.
The side next the sun is often dingy, brownish, or ochreous red.
Sometimes the general colour is blackish brown, with ochreous bands and streaks.
The soil was ochreous, the trees were larger, and towered to magnificent heights.
A purplish brown form also occurs (Plate 27, Fig. 2), in which the pale markings are ochreous tinged.
The fore wings are also of a greyish or ochreous brown, and the black margin of the hind wings is proportionately narrower.
The spines are "ochreous in colour, tinged with pink, and beset with fine pointed black bristles."
Its fore wings are grey, with generally either an ochreous or reddish tinge.
type of clayey soil (much used in pigments), late 14c., from Old French ocre (c.1300) and directly from Late Latin ocra, from Latin ochra, from Greek ochra, from ochros "pale yellow," of unknown origin. As a color name, "brownish-yellow," it is attested from mid-15c. Related: Ochreous.