Noctuidae: Plusiinae

09056 Silver Y Autographa gamma, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF2441 (ABH73.015)

Christophstal, September 2013
Christophstal, September 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Christophstal, September 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 2012-2013
 2014
 2015
 2016-onwards


General Information

It is believed that this species can sometimes overwinter in the UK.

 

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Doesn't overwinter in UK.
Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.
Often disturbed during day

Forewing length: 13-21mm.
Foodplant(s): plants and shrubs
Flying: All year (mostly May-September)
UK Presence: Immigrant, Possible Resident
National status: Not endangered

Habitat

As an immigrant, almost anywhere.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Baden-W├╝rttemberg.

Last recorded in July 2015

Recorded date range (Flying/Adult): 31 May to 15 September

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 20 September to 20 September

Similar Species
Christophstal, July 2013
Christophstal, July 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Beautiful Golden Y Autographa pulchrina
Christophstal, August 2012
Christophstal, August 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Scarce Silver Y Syngrapha interrogationis


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Green, yellow, white, grey, brown
No. of Proleg Pairs:
3