ID: Sexually dimorphic with male dark and female pale. The Broad–bordered Yellow Underwing is part of the Noctuoidea superfamily which now comprises just over 11,000 species after reorganisation of the some 20,000 species that were originally in the group. Larva reddish ochreous, paler at the sides and spotted with brown; dorsal line paler; a dark pale-edged bar across the 12th segment; spiracles pale on dark spots. (2111) Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing (Noctua janthe) (5970668208).jpg 800 × 750; 740 KB (2111) Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing (Noctua janthe) - Flickr - Bennyboymothman (1).jpg 1,200 × 1,013; 1.14 MB Common throughout Britain. The Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing N. janthe is unlike any other of the Yellow Underwings. They are variable in colour from reddish-brown to blackish brown but with a small black dot close to the leading edge at the tip. It has only been regarded as a distinct species since 1991. Langmaid's Yellow Underwing This species is very similar to the more common Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing although it usually has a broader black border on the upper side of the forewing that extends along the leading edge. This moth is … Like its larger cousin, the Large Yellow Underwing ( N. pronuba ), it shows a wide range of variation in colour and pattern of the forewings, including a dark northern form, regular in parts of Scotland. When fresh this moth displays a bright red costal streak which finishes close to the forewing apex. First Recorded in 1873. It is easy to see where its common name came from if you compare its rear wings to the Large yellow underwing above. Flame Shoulder. Very little is known about their life-cycle in the UK. 92 moths and 29 species were trapped at Carnan last night including a Silver Y, Haworth's Minor, 4 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing, 16 Small Wainscots and 2 Evergestis pallidata. It is distributed throughout southern and central Europe, and southern Sweden. Noctua fimbriata (Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing) §4 male. Hübner, [1813] Wingspan 37-45 mm. Note: Please understand that that insects do not adhere to man-drawn borders on a map as such they may be found beyond the general "reach" as showcased on our website. It is an attractive and beautifully marked moth, equal in size to Large Yellow Underwing, but more delicately marked. Broad-leaved woodland, parkland, heathland and gardens. 73.343 Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata (2015) 73.345 Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes 73.346 Least Yellow Underwing Noctua interjecta The yellow hindwings have a narrow black band without the dark crescent or … 2 Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Moths (Noctua fimbriata) 2 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Moths (Noctua janthe) 2 Flounced Rustic Moths (Luperina testacea) 2 Vine’s Rustic Moths (Hoplodrina ambigua) 1 Dusky Thorn Moth (Ennomos fuscantaria) 1 Silver Y Moth (Autographa gamma) 1 Straw Underwing Moth (Thalpophila matura) The colour of the adult is variable, but the pattern of the markings doesn't change. Description. Thank you. : Anarta melanopa] Alpen-Blättereule / Alpenblättereule {f}entom.T broad-bordered white underwing [Hadula melanopa, syn. The wingspan is 45–55 mm. Lunar Marbled Brown. The length of the forewings is 22–27 mm. Thank you. Iron Prominent. It holds its wings folded back, flat along the body, and scuttles about on the floor, a bit like a mouse! The border of its southern range is unclear because of the similar looking species Noctua tirrenica. Copper Underwing. It is designed as a reference tool to … The moth flies in one generation from late June to September. I, The Book of Butterflies, Sphinxes, and Moths by Captain Thomas Brown. Noctuidae are commonly known as Owlet moths, there are however only five Owlet moth species grouped in the Mesogona genus. Bordered Straw. The protracted flight period includes a period where the moths … Brown-tail. Forewing ranging from pale ochreous and rufous in the female to red-brown and olive-green in the male; ochreous males are rare; markings slight in the female, strong in the male;inner line dark; outer and submarginal pale; upper stigmata large, pale-edged, often touching; a dark costal blotch before submarginal line: hindwing and fringe orange, with a very broad black border; the pale rufous forms are known as ab. The adults fly in one generation from July to September. Recording the wildlife of Leicestershire and Rutland. Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing. Natural History Museum, London", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Noctua_fimbriata&oldid=933855881, Taxa named by Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with Dutch-language sources (nl), Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 3 January 2020, at 11:09. Box Tree Moth. In a recent survey to determine the status of all macro moths in Britain this species was classified as common. The larvae feed on Rumex, nettle and low growing woody plants on occasion. The forewings are variable shades of brown with some exceptionally dark forms. Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing (Noctua fimbriata) - Norfolk Moths - The macro and micro moths of Norfolk. Showing marked sexual dimorphism, the males of this moth are generally shades of darker brown, the females are orangey-buff. The adults are on the wing between July and September, when they are often attracted to … The lesser broad-bordered yellow underwing or Langmaid's yellow underwing (Noctua janthina) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. Clouded Border. First recorded in 1839. Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata (Schreber, 1759) Wingspan 45-55 mm. rufa Tutt, and the deep red-brown forms as ab. Antique engraving with original hand coloring, from Vol. virescens Tutt; — a rare and handsome form of the males called by Tutt ab. The common moths of England Glasgow, Manchester, and New York,George Routledge and Sons ;[1870] biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15914018 Showing marked sexual dimorphism, the males of this moth are generally shades of … Straw Underwing. Pale Prominent. Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015, Leicestershire Amphibian & Reptile Network, Market Bosworth & District Natural History Society, Natural History Section, Leicester Literary & Philosophical Society, Leicestershire & Rutland Swift Partnership. home | id tips| submit records | facebook page | get involved | books | links | gallery | recorders | database: Family: Noctuidae 73.343 Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata. brunnea Tutt; the dark olive-green males are solani F., while the paler more ochreous green specimens (? males) are ab. Wingspan 45-55 mm. The moth is a regular visitor to the light trap and is also attracted to sugar and to flowers. The larvae live on a range of shrubs and plants. Most kitchen shelf/hook combinations are 30 to 36 inches. HOSTS - A Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants. Straw Underwing. forewing blackish = obscura Lenz.].[1]. Published by Wingspan 45-55 mm. This is a Large Yellow Underwing, Noctua pronuba, and according to BugGuide it was: “Introduced from Europe to Nova Scotia in 1979, this species has since spread north to the Arctic Ocean, west to the Pacific, and south to the Gulf of Mexico.” Noctua fimbriata - Broad-bordered yellow underwing - Земляная совка каёмчатая (28952542207).jpg 1,368 × 1,026; 919 KB Noctua fimbriata - Broad-bordered yellow underwing - Земляная совка каёмчатая (40194979385).jpg 1,024 × 768; 99 KB Identification features: Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing is an extremely distinctive species, which should really pose no identification problems. Showing marked sexual dimorphism, the males of this moth are generally shades of darker brown, the females orangey-buff. They rest during the day, but will flash their bright hindwings if disturbed to surprise and scare off predators. Large and stout with a constant and readily recognised pattern. Pale Prominent. Scalloped Oak. Inhabiting a range of habitats, this moth is found plentifully throughout Britain. The Large Yellow Underwing moth derives its name from the its yellow hindwings and has a forewing length of c 25mm. It is found in Europe, North Africa, Anatolia, the Caucasus, Turkey, Caucasus, Transcaucasia, Armenia, Turkmenistan and Novosibirsk Oblast. The bursa copulatrix appears longer and narrower in janthe than in janthina (these are unmated examples) From France, Bulgaria and German Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. There are 854 county records of 1246 individuals from 148 different sites. The pale, upper oval and outline of the lower kidney mark is normally evident even on the darkest specimens. It has a wingspan of between 45-55 mm and flies in a single generation from June to September when it is attracted to light. Noctuidae : Noctua fimbriata - mothdissection.co.uk This website presents images of British and European Lepidoptera preparations. The Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing (Noctua janthina) is a moth of the family Noctuidae.It is distributed throughout southern and central Europe, and southern Sweden.. Like other members of its genus this species has bright orange-yellow hindwings but as the common name suggests the black sub-terminal bands are very broad and account for about half the area of the hindwings. Large Yellow Underwing The forewings are long, narrow and rounded. Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares. The broad-bordered Yellow Underwing moth is a common species in much of the British Isles and Europe. Adults fly from June right through to October, and often come to lights at night. The large yellow underwing is a very common, large, brown moth, with orangey-yellow hindwings, bordered with black. Lunar Underwing. It is found in Europe, North Africa, Anatolia, the Caucasus, Turkey, Caucasus, Transcaucasia, Armenia, Turkmenistan and Novosibirsk Oblast. Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing. L&R Moth Group status = A (common and resident), Enter a town or village to see local records, Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data) brunnea-virescens has the deep red-brown and olive-green tints combine. Yellow-tail. Oak Hook-tip (m) Black-tailed Godwits (Alan Kennedy); Lesser Yellow Underwing and Pyrausta despicata (John Kemp) 5th August: Ground colour varies - male: reddish-brown to olive-green, female: pale brown, pale reddish-brown or light green. Also, I wanted to avoid wire. : Anarta melanopa] [moth] Alpenmatten-Zwergweideneule {f} [Nachtfalterspezies]entom.T broad-bordered yellow underwing [Noctua fimbriata] [moth] THE BROAD BORDERED YELLOW UNDER-WING MOTH Phalrena Fimbria-- Britain PLATE 86 For the serious collector, or for someone who just likes pretty butterflies. Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing - Noctua fimbriata. Insects are typically drawn to areas by available food supply, weather, environmental factors, water supply, mating patterns etc... and are quite territorial. Click here to support NatureSpot by making a donation - small or large - your gift is very much appreciated. Oak Eggar (f) Lunar-spotted Pinion. Widespread and common. 10103 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing (Noctua janthe), Vranja, Croatia by Nigel Voaden 6 1 Wall Of Utensils by megan 65 17 Finding wall storage for a 25 inch length of wall was a challenge. 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