Noctuidae : Plusiinae
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Plain Golden Y
Autographa jota
Silver Y
Autographa gamma
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Beautiful Golden Y
Autographa pulchrina

(Haworth, 1809) 73.016/2442
Norfolk status
On the wing in June and July, slightly earlier than its close relative, the Plain Golden Y
Many habitats including woodland, hedgerows, fens, heathland, grassland, scrub and gardens.
Widespread.

Recorded in 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/10/2018727TM18 - Diss
06/08/2018127TM18 - Diss
15/07/2018+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
11/07/2018128TF91 - Dereham
09/07/2018227TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 17-20mm.
Season: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants including Stinging Nettle, Hedge Woundwort, Common Ragwort, Water Avens and Honeysuckle
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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