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Scarce Silver Y
Syngrapha interrogationis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Plusiinae
2447 / 73.021
Photo © Peter Tilley

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Silver Y
Autographa gamma
Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Heather, Billberry and Bog Bilbery.
Nat Status: Local (Immigrant)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare Immigrant/vagrant.
Can be seen flying in the sunshine.
Moorland species resident throughout Scotland and northern England.
In Norfolk, immigrants recorded mainly on the coast.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 13 (18%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1964.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/08/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
25/07/2017127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
25/07/2014127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
25/07/2014127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
24/07/2014127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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