Noctua pronuba in Canada

Martin John Ellis mjellis at
Mon Jan 18 05:27:22 EST 1999

In article <369FC881.3E58DA8D at>,
	Yan Boulanger <yanb at> asked:

>Considering the large number of species of host plant that moth has, I think
>it can spread further north than that.  If possible, I would like to know
>how far north it is in Europe.

Fibiger's Noctuidae Europaeae Vol. 2 mentions that N. pronuba is "often reported as a migrant"
and the distribution map shows the insect as far north as the North Cape of Norway
(approaching 70 deg N).

Martin Ellis


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