The Stiriinae is a subfamily of the Owlet Moths (Noctuidae). This subfamily includes the genera Bistica, Panemeria, and Xanthothrix. Sometimes species of this subfamily are recorded under the Metoponiinae.


Genus: Panemaria

Small Yellow Underwing – 2020 (NL)
(NCBI-index: 938246)

A very small, day-active, and easily recognizable owlet moth is the Small Yellow Underwing (Panemaria tenebrata). The forewing has all brown tones with grey-blue pollination. Often a dark brown transverse band can be seen halfway up and along the termen. The hindwing, like the other yellow underwings, is orange-yellow with a broad black seam along the dorsum. The flight period is from April to July in one generation and the wingspan is 16-20mm. Host plant: Common Mouse-ear en Field Mouse-ear. Dutch name: Dwerghuismoeder. Frisian name:

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