yellow underwing

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yellow underwing

n
(Animals) any of several species of noctuid moths (Noctua and Anarta species), the hind wings of which are yellow with a black bar
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In the last rays of the mercury vapour bulb, I noticed both swallow prominent and gold spot going to roost at the bottom of the trap, among hordes of silver Y moths and large yellow underwings.
Eyed hawkmoth, lesser swallow prominent, hebrew character, riband waves, miller and scores of large yellow underwings were drawn in to the light.