Insects and Spiders - invasive

Large Yellow Underwing (Noctua pronuba) on May 19, 2024

Submitter has sample

Description of specimen

Yellow under winged moth flying around the house. It matches the photo found on another site that has yellow under wings with dark stripe across the bottom, visible when top wings are spread.


Thank you for your report! Yes, that is the European yellow underwing, Noctua pronuba. They are well-established in the Willamette Valley.

Tom Valente
May 21, 2024, 4:15 a.m.