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Gold Spangle
Autographa bractea

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2444 / 73.018

An uncommon resident.

A species of moorland and upland pasture, hedgerows, woodland rides and gardens.

Overwinters as a small larva while adults come to light.

Recorded in 41 (29%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2018.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 18-21mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common (Immigrant)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
09/08/20181VC40 - ShropshireSJ41
16/07/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO44
06/07/20181VC40 - ShropshireSO39
06/07/20181VC40 - ShropshireSO39
29/06/20182VC40 - ShropshireSJ22

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