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Noctua janthe (Borkhausen, 1792)

Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
73.3480 (B&F: 2111)

Synonym(s):
Noctua janthina sensu auctt. nec [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775


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

A resident species often fairly common to common at mv light in a wide range of habitats. Sometimes very common on heathland. Generally distributed. Single brooded flying most numerously from mid July to the third week of September, though adults have been seen in every week from mid June to late October. Larvae feed on dock, ivy, foxglove, honeysuckle, arum lily, nettle, sallow and birch. (Pratt, 2011)

Noctua janthe Borkhausen, 1792
Woods Mill, 11 vii 2019
Photo: Bob Foreman
Noctua janthe Borkhausen, 1792
Brighton, 17 vii 2020
Photo: Colin Piper
Noctua janthe Borkhausen, 1792
Crowborough, 16 iv 2020
Photo: Charles Waters
Noctua janthe Borkhausen, 1792
Rusper, 11 viii 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley
Noctua janthe Borkhausen, 1792
Climping, 25 vii 2008
Photo: Matthew Sennitt
Noctua janthe Borkhausen, 1792
Battle, 07 vii 2012
Photo: Adrienne Norbury
Noctua janthe Borkhausen, 1792
Battle, 27 vii 2012
Photo: Adrienne Norbury

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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