The Small Angle Shades (Euplexia lucipara) is a noctuid moth. This species has a length of 15mm. When resting, it crumples its wings up to break up its shape. Its forewing is dark brown, often tinged purple. It has a bright, straw yellow kidney shape on its forewing. This species is widespread in Britain, and flies from June-July, and in Southern Britain, again in September.