Noctuoidea

Noctuinae

Imago
Genus
Noctua
Species
comes
Author/Year
Hübner, 1813
English Vernacular
Lesser Yellow Underwing
French Vernacular
Suivante
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 35-45mm

Imago: Univoltine, has a long flight period due to a mid summer dispause.  A common species that comes freely to both light and sugar.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), hawthorn (Crataegus) and sallow (Salix), also on herbaceous plants

Overwinter: As a larva

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