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Large Yellow Underwing Moth

Noctua pronuba

Description:

Totally unimpressive mottled grey till the wings open fully when the gorgeous yellow can be seen.

Habitat:

Flew in from the dark garden into the brightly lit kitchen. We took a few shots, trapped and released it into the garden. Urban residential area.

Notes:

Thanks to Edna Steward Woodward and Malcolm W. Jones for the ID.

1 species ID suggestions

2 Comments

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta a month ago

Yes Thank you so much.

Looks like a male of the Large Yellow Underwing.

England, United Kingdom

Lat: 53.80, Long: 1.55

Spotted on Aug 20, 2017
Submitted on Aug 21, 2017

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