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Plain Golden Y
Autographa jota
Silver Y
Autographa gamma
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Beautiful Golden Y
Autographa pulchrina

(Haworth, 1809) 2442 / 73.016

Norfolk status
Widespread.
Grassland, scrub and gardens.
On the wing in June and July, slightly earlier than its close relative, the Plain Golden Y
Many habitats including woodland, hedgerows, fens and heathland.

Recorded in 61 (82%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
09/07/2024128TF74Brancaster
28/06/2024127TG11Costessey
26/06/2024127TG14Sheringham / Beeston
26/06/2024+27TG42Hickling NNR / Potter Heigham
26/06/2024128TF63Snettisham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 17-20mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants including Stinging Nettle, Hedge Woundwort, Common Ragwort, Water Avens and Honeysuckle
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

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