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2109 ~ Lesser Yellow Underwing ~ Noctua comes
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A very common species which is found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 38-48mm.

Confusion species

Lunar Yellow Underwing.

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


All habitats.


A wide range of herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva. Larva August-June, feeding at night. Pupates underground.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 12th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin