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NoctuidaeDaggers, Darts, Cutworms, & 'Y's
Noctuinae


Noctua pronuba
Greater Yellow Underwing

Phylo: 933551
Hodges:  11003.1
Size: FWL: 24 - 27 mm  |  WS: 50 - 60 mm
Range: (Can): Alaska, Nunavut and all provinces.
Range: (NA): MPG range and flight data
Range: (World): Britain, Europe, Scandinavia, Middle-East.
Season: (BC): May - Sep
Food: Polyphageous:  Grasses, Wild Leek, Beet, Brassica, Marigold, Dahlia, Queen Anne's Lace, Chrysanthemum, Carnation, Strawberry, Gladiolus, Canadian Hawkweed, Lettuce, Nightshade, Plantain, Primula, False Rhubarb, Potato, Spinach, Dandelion, Violet, Grapevine.
Comments: Introduced to NS from Europe about 1979 and can now be found virtually everywhere in NA.
Flies long distances and in great numbers. Researchers have tracked clouds of ths species by RADAR in Britain.




2013-09-04


2015-06-01


2015-08-21


2016-07-29


2016-09-02


2019-06-21



Local Data

Observations: 129 record(s)
Year(s) recorded: 2013, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 2020, 2021.
First flight: May 19
Last flight: Oct 08
FWL: 22 - 28 mm


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