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Gold Spangle
Autographa bractea

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2444 / 73.018

Norfolk status
Rare immigrant/vagrant.
Resident and fairly common in the north of Britain.
Occasionally recorded in East Anglia.
Records in Norfolk presumed immigrants, or wanderers from the north.

13 Norfolk records, the first at Dilham in 1958 (G. Ford).

Recorded at...
Costessey (Hipperson, 1969);
Dereham (Durrant, 1970);
Cley (Kearney, 1976);
Sea Palling (Ward, 1986);
Cranwich (Haggett, 1988);
Hickling (Peet, 1989);
West Lynn (Wesley, 1994);
Dersingham (Murray, 2007);
Hunstanton (Mills, 2013);
Overstrand (Bond, 2013)
Horsey (Hodge, 2015)
Overstrand (Murphy, 2015)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 9 (12%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1958.
Last Recorded in 2015.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Autographa bractea in Norfolk [1958] Rev. Guy A. Ford. Ent. Rec. 88. 1976.
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
18/07/2015127TG24Overstrand
06/07/2015127TG42Horsey
07/08/2013127TG24Overstrand
27/07/2013128TF64Hunstanton
29/07/2007128TF62Dersingham Bog
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Forewing: 18-21mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common / Immigrant
Former Status: Common (Immigrant)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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