Lepidoptera The Large Yellow Underwing Moth – Triphana Pronuba
This is by far the commonest moth of the genus, and may be found everywhere, in town and country, from June to August. It is represented on
The caterpillar (fig. 21) feeds throughout the winter on the roots of almost every plant in our gardens; and, during the warmer weather of the autumn and spring, on stems and leaves. It is full grown early in the summer, and then changes to a chrysalis in the ground. Its colour is dirty yellowish or greenish grey, with a row of dark spots on each side.