Large yellow underwing moth

This moth was collected by Alexander Baynes at Tiverton in July 1958. Large yellow underwing moths are readily attracted to light. The caterpillars feed on a variety of herbaceous plants and grasses.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Natural History
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collector Excavator
Baynes, Mr Alexander
Common Name
large yellow underwing moth
Simple Name
insect: moth
Period Classification
Modern (1945-); Modern (1900-)

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NOCTUIDAE: Noctua pronuba (Linnaeus, 1758): large yellow underwing