Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing - Noctua fimbriata
Wingspan 45-55 mm. Showing marked sexual dimorphism, the males of this moth are generally shades of darker brown, the females are orangey-buff.
Broad-leaved woodland, parkland, heathland and gardens.
The adults fly in one generation from July to September.
The larvae live on a range of shrubs and plants.
Common throughout Britain. In a recent survey to determine the status of all macro moths in Britain this species was classified as common.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = A (common and resident)
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