Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Noctua pronuba

Noctua pronuba (Linnaeus, 1758)

large yellow underwing

on “grasses”, herbs

Noctua pronuba

Greece, Lefkas, Katouna, 25.v.2022 © Laurens van der Linde

Noctua pronuba

Hoofddorp, 13.vii.2020 © Laurens van der Linde

Noctua pronuba larva

Hoofddorp, 20.v.2021 © Laurens van der Linde: larva

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Berberis thunbergii; Brassica napus, oleracea; Calluna vulgaris; Cichorium endivia; Cyanus montanus; Cytisus scoparius; Dactylis glomerata; Deschampsia cespitosa; Drimia maritima; Fumaria; Galium mollugo; Genista tinctoria; Hieracium; Hordeum vulgare subsp. distichon; Juncus bufonius; Lactuca sativa; Laphangium luteoalbum; Lathyrus pratensis; Lotus corniculatus; Medicago sativa; Molinia arundinacea; Ochlopoa annua; Plantago lanceolata, major; Potentilla reptans; Primula; Prunus spinosa; Rubus fruticosusRumex acetosa, crispus; Salix caprea; Schedonorus pratensis; Stellaria holostea; Taraxacum officinale; Urtica dioica; Verbascum phlomoides; Viola; Vitis vinifera.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Dolinskaya & Geryak, Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

references

Andújar Tomás, Gómez Ladrón de Guevara & Ruano Marco (1985a), Calle (1982a), Dapporto (1998a), Dolinskaya & Geryak (2010a), Ebert (ed., 1998a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Marabuto (2018a), Nunes (2021a), Pyrgus (2021), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 4.iv.2024