Noctuidae : Plusiinae
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Silver Y
Autographa gamma

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2441 / 73.015
Photo © Nick Lawman,  Wheldrake, North Yorkshire

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Yorkshire Status: Abundant and widespread migrant/wanderer.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A ubiquitous migrant, recorded from all five vice-counties. It often becomes common in the autumn when home-bred specimens mix with further migrants.

2012 (CHF): The most widely-recorded species in the county with records in every month of the year. Numbers vary from year to year - the migrant autumn of 2006 producing the most records.

Recorded in 189 (95%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1846.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 13-21mm
Flight: Recorded all year. Mainly May - September
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/11/2022162SE65 - York (E)
26/11/2022165SE37 - Ripon
26/11/2022161TA07 - Hunmanby
25/11/2022161TA14 - Brandesburton
24/11/2022164SE33 - Leeds
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