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Least Yellow Underwing
Noctua interjecta

Schawerda, 1919 2112 / 73.346
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Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Previously restricted to Spurn (VC61) for many years (YNU, 1970), the warm weather of the mid 1970s seemed to initiate a range increase. Not recorded from VC65 (though there is a record which might be in VC65 shown in 10km square SD69 on map 112 in MBGBI 9).

Argus 47, 2001-2004: VC65. High Batts, 10.8.1991 (JCW, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

2012 (CHF): This species can now be found all over the county in a variety of habitats. Numbers are stable.

Recorded in 153 (77%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

< Lesser Yellow Underwing  |  Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing >
Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants and grasses
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/09/2022165SE19 - Leyburn / Catterick Garrison
20/09/2022165SE19 - Leyburn / Catterick Garrison
13/09/2022265SE19 - Leyburn / Catterick Garrison
07/09/2022164SE14 - Ilkley / Menston / B in W
07/09/2022165SE29 - Catterick
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