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Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Undering

Observed: 10th August 2012 By: Graeme
The Anton River Conservation Association
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Lesser Yellow Underwing Moth (Noctua comes).2
Lesser Yellow Underwing Moth (Noctua comes)
Lesser Yellow Underwing Moth (Noctua comes).3
Lesser Yellow Underwing Moth (Noctua comes).4
Description:

Moth found in trap, slightly damamged.Think its a lesser yelllow underwing

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Hi Graeme, I think this is

Hi Graeme,

I think this is either Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing or Langmaids YU, probably the former. It is said to be quite difficult to seperate them from appearance alone. Markings on the hindwing can be looked at to differentiate between the two species.

Cathal.