Large Yellow Underwing
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Wingspan: 50–60 mm
Habitat: Lawns and other open areas
Caterpillar host plants: Wide variety of leafy vegetables, root crops and ornamental flowers
Native to Eurasia, these have been introduced in North America. It was first observed in Nova Scotia in 1979 and has spread rapidly.