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Large Yellow Underwing
Noctua pronuba Linnaeus, 1758
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2107 / 73.342
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  23/08/2014 - Thompson Water/ Peddars Way

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Similar Norfolk Species
Lunar Yellow Underwing
Noctua orbona
Forewing: 21-26mm.
Flight: One generation June-Nov.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants and grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Common and widespread.
Large moth, often disturbed by day. One of Norfolks most abundant moths. Affectionately known as the 'blunderwings', they can often fill a moth trap to overflowing in the autumn!

Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/11/2020227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
07/11/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
07/11/2020127TM18 - Diss
30/10/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
30/10/2020227TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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