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Noctuid

Moths within the family Noctuidae are often referred to as Noctuids or Owlet moths. The Noctuidae is the largest family of moths and entomologists have described over 30,000 species within this family.

A photograph of the Noctuid moth _Noctua janthe_

A photograph of the Noctuid moth Noctua janthe.
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