Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Noctua pronuba

Noctua pronuba (Linnaeus, 1758)

large yellow underwing

on “grasses”, herbs

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; Galium mollugo; Genista tinctoria; Hieracium; Hordeum vulgare subsp. distichon; Juncus bufonius; Lactuca sativa; 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), Dapporto (1998a), Dolinskaya & Geryak (2010a), Ebert (ed., 1998a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Koren, Vukotić & Črne (2015a), Lepiforum (2021), Marabuto (2018a), Pyrgus (2021), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 23.ix.2021