Noctuidae: Amphipyrinae

2297x (ABH73.062) Copper Underwings agg. Amphipyra pyramidea agg., (Linnaeus, 1758)


Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell

General Information

This is the holding 'species' for records of Copper Underwing and Svensson's Copper Underwing where positive ID was not possible.

Both sexes come to light.
Often found at rest during day

Forewing length: 21-26mm
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 37 (13.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2023

Recorded date range (Adult): 12 July to 02 October