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Plain Golden Y
Autographa jota (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Plusiinae
2443 / 73.017
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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.
Widespread.

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
07/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
13/07/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
13/07/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
04/07/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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