Straw Underwing

Straw Underwing Moth Thalpophila matura

Straw Underwing moth
Straw Underwing moth
The Straw Underwing moth has beautiful golden underwings in artificial light and, as its name suggests, has straw-coloured underwings (with dark border) in daylight.
Straw Underwing moth
Straw Underwing moth
It is quite a variable moth in background colour and intensity of pattern. Wingspan 38-46mm; UK flight time Jul-Aug.