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Large Yellow Underwing Larva

Noctua pronuba


Bright green with slight yellowish colouration & very few whisker hairs. Slight line along the side of body with five black marks above on the rear segments.


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Native range is Eurasia & Africa. Accidentally introduced to Nova Scota in 1979 spreading across the continent to Alaska, California & British Columbia.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 9 years ago
Large Yellow Underwing
Noctua pronuba Green with black spots - Noctua pronuba - BugGuide.Net

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Greg Shchepanek
Greg Shchepanek 9 years ago

Thank you very much bayucca

Greg Shchepanek
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Greg Shchepanek

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Dec 5, 2012
Submitted on Dec 6, 2012

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