Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata

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Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata

73.343 BF2110 Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata (Schreber, 1759)

Wingspan 45-55mm. Forewing length 22-27mm. This underwing is sexually dimorphic. The males are noticeably darker than the females.

Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata

The adult flies July to September, and is found in various habitats, including woodland and gardens. The larva feeds on various shrubs and plants.

Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata

Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata

© Pete Hillman July 2017.

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