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Noctua fimbriata (Schreber, 1759)

Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
73.3430 (B&F: 2110)

Synonym(s):
Noctua fimbria (Linnaeus, 1767)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Noctuinae
        »Tribe: Noctuini

A resident species occurring singly or sparingly in a range of habitats but sometimes fairly common in woods. Well distributed, but high numbers are distinctly irregular. Single brooded, flying mainly from late June to early October. Larvae feed on a wide range of low growing plants and shrubs including hawthorn, sallow (silver) birch, figwort, willowherb, honeysuckle, goosefoot and ivy. (Pratt, 2011)

Noctua fimbriata (Schreber, 1759)
Burgess Hill, 30 iv 2019
Photo: John Prodger
Noctua fimbriata (Schreber, 1759)
Friston Forest, 25 vi 2008
Photo: Michael Blencowe
Noctua fimbriata (Schreber, 1759)
Pagham Harbour, vii 2007
Photo: Ivan Lang
Noctua fimbriata (Schreber, 1759)
Peacehaven, 11 ix 2006
Photo: Adrian Thomas
Noctua fimbriata (Schreber, 1759)
Ripe, 17 vii 2006
Photo: Michael Blencowe
Noctua fimbriata (Schreber, 1759)
Warnham LNR, 11 vii 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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