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Plain Golden Y
Autographa jota (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Plusiinae
2443 / 73.017
Photo © Mike Gasson,  20/06/2014 - Stibbard

Similar Norfolk Species
Silver Y
Autographa gamma
Beautiful Golden Y
Autographa pulchrina
Forewing: 17-21mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Lighter, more brick-red appearance than Beautiful Golden Y.
Woodland, scrub, fens, grassland, heathland and gardens.

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/08/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
23/07/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
22/07/2019127TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
22/07/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
17/07/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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