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Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing

Noctua fimbriata

Habitat:

Backyard



1 species ID suggestions

Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
Noctua fimbriata Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing (Noctua fimbriata)

2 Comments

FaredinAliyevski
FaredinAliyevski 5 years ago

Your suggestion is 100% right. I did see the hindwings and it matches N. fimbriata plus N. tirrenica is not found in Denmark. So thanks a lot.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 5 years ago

Noctua sp., and looking at the range, most probably N. fimbriata. N. tirrenica is a similar species only differentiated in 1983, and is only distinguishable by the hindwings. As of now, N. tirrenica is only believed to be found in the Mediterranean and southern France, but that might change, so it may be best to keep this as Noctua sp., or Noctua fimbriata/tirrenica, however that may cause confusion that they are synonyms.

Region Hovedstaden, Denmark

Lat: 55.65, Long: 12.20

Spotted on Jul 27, 2013
Submitted on Jul 27, 2013

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