|73.342 ~ 2107 ~ Large Yellow Underwing ~ Noctua pronuba|
A very common & sometimes abundant species which is found throughout the county. This is by far the most numerously recorded macro moth in the county and the highest recorded catch for a single night was 1829 individuals!
Wingspan : M & F, 50-60mm.
Lunar Yellow Underwing.
A wide range of herbaceous plants.
Overwinters underground as a larva. Eggs are laid in large batches from July onwards. Larva August-early spring. Pupates underground in the spring.
Photo by MDH, 27th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by DB, 27th May 2011, Middletown
Photo by MDH, 26th Sep 2009, Llanfyllin