Main: (Noctuidae / Plusiinae)
73.023 [B&F: 2440] Lempke's Gold Spot (Plusia putnami) Grote, 1873

 

Local in fens, marshes, river-banks and upland grassland throughout much of northern England and southern Scotland. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 34-36 mm. The most likely confusion species is Gold Spot P. festucae, which see for differences. Larva feeds on Wood Small-reed, Purple Small-reed and Yorkshire-fog.

Flightime guide
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Distribution Map

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC11 South Hampshire
Lymington (SZ39)1976-Harmer, Alec Adult

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