Large yellow underwing moth

Description
This moth was collected by Alexander Baynes at Tiverton in July 1958. Large yellow underwing moths are readily attracted to light. The caterpillars feed on a variety of herbaceous plants and grasses.
Accession Loan No.
321/2007/12
Collection Class
Arthropods
Common Name
large yellow underwing moth
Simple Name
insect: moth
Full Name
NOCTUIDAE: Noctua pronuba (Linnaeus, 1758): large yellow underwing
Dimensions
width 40 mm
Period Classification
Modern (1945-); Modern (1900-)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Baynes, Alexander
Collection Town
Tiverton
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Phylum
ARTHROPODA
Family
NOCTUIDAE
Genus
Noctua
Species
pronuba

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