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Plain Golden Y
Autographa jota
Silver Y
Autographa gamma
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Beautiful Golden Y
Autographa pulchrina

(Haworth, 1809) 2442 / 73.016

A common species across the region.

Found in a wide range of habitats.

Overwinters as a small larva, the adults coming regularly to light.

Recorded in 111 (79%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-20mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants including Stinging Nettle, Hedge Woundwort, Common Ragwort, Water Avens and Honeysuckle
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
28/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
27/07/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ84
25/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
24/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO36
23/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34

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