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73.343 ~ 2110 ~ Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing ~ Noctua fimbriata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly uncommon species, but it has been recorded from much of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 50-58mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Mainly broadleaved woodland, also found in hedgerows, gardens and well wooded districts.


A wide range of herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters near the ground as a small larva. Larva September-May, feeding at night. Pupates underground.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 31st July 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by DB, 21st May 2011, Middletown