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Langmaid's Yellow Underwing
Noctua janthina
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Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
Noctua janthe

Borkhausen, 1792 2111 / 73.348

Davey, P., 2009: A species with a wide distribution in Britain, the larva feeding on various herbaceous plants and shrubs. In Dorset, the moth is common rising to abundant in deciduous woodland. Unusually high numbers of adults were trapped between 30 July and 10 August 1994, as shown in the first graphic of numbers trapped across the county during the summer of that year. These peaks contrast markedly with the numbers for an average year, 1998, shown in the second graphic. The simultaneous... Read More

Recorded in 40 (100%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-20mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
16/10/201919SY99 Lytchett Matravers
05/10/201919SY98 Wareham
04/10/2019+9SY58 Abbotsbury
03/10/201919SY98 Wareham
02/10/2019+9SZ07 Swanage

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