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Plain Golden Y
Autographa jota (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Plusiinae
73.017/2443
Photo © Chris Sharpe,  03/07/2014 - Rockland St. Peter: April Cottage, Chapel Street, NR17 1UJ

Similar Norfolk Species
Silver Y
Autographa gamma
Beautiful Golden Y
Autographa pulchrina
Forewing: 17-21mm.
Season: 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 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/06/2019127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
08/08/2018228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
30/07/2018127TM18 - Diss
29/07/2018127TM18 - Diss
24/07/2018128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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