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Broad Underwing Moth Andy

Broad Bordered Yellow Underwing Moth (Noctua Fimbriata)

Unlike the Large Yellow Underwing, I do not often see this moth in my moth trap, probably because it prefers wooded areas in the UK. It is a handsome moth even with its wings closed and it is well camouflaged with its pale and dark brown markings on the forewings, with its white black striped legs. When disturbed it will flash its rich orange-yellow hindwings which have wide black borders. The Caterpillars feed on a verity of trees including, hawthorn, birch, and sallow. The larvae hibernate through the winter and resume feeding in the spring, moths are on the wing from June to August.