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Plain Golden Y
Autographa jota (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Plusiinae
2443 / 73.017
Photo © Dave Appleton,  10/06/2014 - Bawdeswell

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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.

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

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/07/2020128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
01/07/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
30/06/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
30/06/2020227TG51 - Winterton/Caister
27/06/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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