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Noctua comes Hübner, [1813]

Lesser Yellow Underwing
73.3450 (B&F: 2109)

Noctua orbona sensu Pierce, 1909

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

A resident species reinforced by episodic immigration. Fairly common to common in almost every habitat and sometimes very common along the coast when migrating. Generally distributed. Single brooded, flying most numerously from July to mid October but found from early May to December. Larvae feed on dock, primrose, nettle, honeysuckle, willowherb and garden arum. (Pratt, 2011)

Noctua comes Hübner, 1813
Battle, 15 x 2018
Photo: Adrienne Norbury
Noctua comes Hübner, 1813
Brighton, 22 vii 2020
Photo: Colin Piper
Noctua comes Hübner, 1813
Findon, 02 ix 2020
Photo: John Christleib
Noctua comes Hübner, 1813
Crowborough, 16 iv 2020
Photo: Charles Waters
Noctua comes Hübner, 1813
Lindfield, 28 vii 2009
Photo: Bob Foreman
Noctua comes Hübner, 1813
Pagham Harbour, vii 2007
Photo: Ivan Lang
Noctua comes Hübner, 1813
ab. sagittifer
Lindfield, 05 ix 2007
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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