The Pale Shoulder is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in most of Europe, east to Turkey, Iran and India. It has also been recorded from Algeria. It is a rare migrant to the south coast of Great Britain. The wingspan is 26–30 mm. Adults are on wing in May and August in two generations.
The larvae feed on ''Althaea officinalis'', ''Convolvulus'', ''Chenopodium'' and ''Taraxacum''.