Google
WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

Noctuidae
933551.0011003.1Noctua pronuba (Linnaeus, 1758) – Large Yellow Underwing Moth

© Carol Wolf
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalaena pronuba Linnaeus, 1758
Noctua connuba Hübner, 1822
Rhyacia decolorata Turati, 1923
Triphaena hoegei Herrich-Schäffer, 1861
Triphaena innuba Treitschke, 1825
Agrotis nigra Krausse, 1912
Taxonomic Notes: Noctua pronuba is an introduced species from Eurasia, widespread coast to coast.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Lafontaine, J. D., 1998. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3: p. 63; pl. 1.46-47. order
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 58.9f; p. 314. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Noctua pronuba
© Janice Stiefel
Noctua pronuba
© Robin Mcleod
Noctua pronuba
© Donald Gudehus
Noctua pronuba
© Robin McLeod
Noctua pronuba
© Matthew Priebe
Noctua pronuba
© Bob Moul
Noctua pronuba
© Bo Zaremba
Noctua pronuba
© Bob Patterson
Noctua pronuba
© Bob Patterson
Noctua pronuba
© Carol Wolf
Noctua pronuba
© CNC - CBIF
Noctua pronuba
© Gary Anweiler
Noctua pronuba
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Noctua pronuba
54mm – © Jim Vargo
Noctua pronuba
© Jason Dombroskie

Noctua pronuba
© Nolie Schneider

Noctua pronuba
© Edna Bottorff

Noctua pronuba
© Nolie Schneider

Noctua pronuba
© Nolie Schneider


Moth Photographers Group  at the  Mississippi Entomological Museum  at the  Mississippi State University

Send suggestions, or submit photographs to Webmaster — Moth Photographers Group

Database design and scripting support provided by Mike Boone