Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata


Family Noctuidae » Subfamily Noctuinae » Noctua fimbriata (Schreber, 1759) 73.343 (BF2110)
Forewing length 22-27 mm. This underwing is sexually dimorphic. The males are noticeably darker than the females. The larva feeds on various shrubs and plants.The adult flies July to September, and is found in various habitats, including woodland and gardens. Common throughout Britain.


Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata
Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata
Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata

Caught in moth trap, back garden, South Staffordshire. July 2017. Photos © Peter Hillman.