Main: (Noctuidae / Plusiinae)
73.016 [B&F: 2442] Beautiful Golden Y (Autographa pulchrina) (Haworth, 1809)

 

Common in woodland, hedgerows, gardens, scrubby grassland, moorland and heathland throughout the British Isles. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight fairly widespread and common. Wingspan 36-44 mm. The main confusion species is Plain Golden Y A. jota, in which reniform stigma is indistinct or absent. Larva feeds predominantly on Stinging Nettle, but also on Hedge Woundwort, Common Ragwort, Water Avens and Honeysuckle.

Flightime guide
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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.063421
 
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Phenology - Adult Records

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