Beautiful yellow underwing

Anarta myrtilli

''Anarta myrtilli'', the beautiful yellow underwing, is a moth in the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1761. It is found in most of Europe including Scandinavia, Britain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Russia.
Anarta myrtilli (Linnaeus,1761) 16 mm long Anarta myrtilli,France,Geotagged,Spring

Behavior

Adults are on wing between May to August depending on the location. There are probably two generations per year.

Food

The larvae feed on ''Calluna vulgaris'' and ''Erica tetralix''.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyNoctuidae
GenusAnarta
SpeciesA. myrtilli
Photographed in
France