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Plain Golden Y
Autographa jota (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Plusiinae
2443 / 73.017
Photo © Lynnette Nicholson,  29/06/2019 - Paston

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Silver Y
Autographa gamma
Beautiful Golden Y
Autographa pulchrina
Forewing: 17-21mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Lighter, more brick-red appearance than Beautiful Golden Y.
Woodland, scrub, fens, grassland, heathland and gardens.

Recorded in 61 (82%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 10 Records
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