Noctuidae: Plusiinae

09074 Scarce Silver Y Syngrapha interrogationis, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF2447 (ABH73.021)

Christophstal, August 2012
Christophstal, August 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Christophstal, August 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell

General Information

Pupates in a cocoon attached to the food plant.

Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes come to light.
Flies during the day

Forewing length: 15-18mm.
Foodplant(s): Heather (Calluna vulgaris), Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), Bog Bilberry (Vaccinium uliginosum)
Flying: One generation, late June-mid August
UK Presence: Resident and Immigrant
National status: Not endangered



Regional Information

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

Last recorded in August 2013

Recorded date range (Flying/Adult): 03 August to 03 August

Similar Species
Christophstal, September 2013
Christophstal, September 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Silver Y Autographa gamma

Larva Type:
Green, white, yellow, black
No. of Proleg Pairs: