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Large Yellow Underwing - Noctua pronuba

Large Yellow Underwing - Noctua pronuba
Bear, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
May 24, 2009
Size: Pupa: 24 mm
Found pupa in mulch, saved it in a jar and 7 days later a moth emerged.

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Thanks Roar!
I photographed another pupa and moth which was also identified as N. pronuba. This individual's pupa was 1mm larger and much darker and the resulting moth also seemed larger with longer abdomen. Is it a different gender? I am hoping for some insight on these variations.

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