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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 (13%) of 69 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#VC10k Area
18/07/2015127TG24 - Cromer
06/07/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
07/08/2013127TG24 - Cromer
27/07/2013128TF64 - Hunstanton
29/07/2007128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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Forewing: 18-21mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common (Immigrant)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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