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Large Yellow Underwing
Noctua pronuba Linnaeus, 1758
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2107 / 73.342
Photo © Mick Norman,  06/08/2020 - Gaywood, Kings Lynn

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Lunar Yellow Underwing
Noctua orbona
Forewing: 21-26mm.
Flight: One generation June-Nov.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants and grasses.
Red List: LC (Least Concern)
Ex 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 (92%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
14/11/2021227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
13/11/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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