The Drinker Euthrix potatoria

Large Yellow Underwing The Drinker, named after its caterpillar which drinks dew, is one of several moths with the definite article in its name. It has two small white spots on each wing. Above is a male with feathered antennae, in the usual resting shape.Thanks to Alice Luff for the photo taken in Haywards Heath.
Large Yellow Underwing The Drinker has a wingspan of 45-65mm, the blonde female, shown above, being larger and yellower than the darker male shown above left. Both have same distinctive markings and they fly in June-August.Thanks to Jo Lynn for the photo taken in Cornwall.