|2442 ~ Beautiful Golden Y ~ Autographa pulchrina|
A common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 36-44mm.
Plain Golden Y.
A wide range of upland and lowland habitats.
Overwinters as a small larva amongst the debris. Larva July-May, feeding mainly at night. Pupates in a cocoon in a folded leaf of the foodplant.
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Photo by MDH, 8th May 2011, Llanfyllin
Photo by JM, July 2010, Lake Vyrnwy