Beautiful yellow underwing moth

Description
This specimen was collected by Alexander Baynes in July 1960. The label gives the location as ‘W. Common’ which is likely to be either in Devon or Hertfordshire. This moth flies mainly during the day and its larvae feed on heather.
Accession Loan No.
321/2007/15
Collection Class
Arthropods
Common Name
beautiful yellow underwing moth
Simple Name
insect: moth
Full Name
NOCTUIDAE: Anarta myrtilli, Linnaeus 1761: beautiful yellow underwing
Dimensions
width 10 mm
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Baynes, Alexander
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Phylum
ARTHROPODA
Family
NOCTUIDAE
Genus
Anarta
Species
myrtilli

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