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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 052020.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/07/2020428TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
15/07/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
15/07/2020228TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
15/07/2020428TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
15/07/2020327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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