|2443 ~ Plain Golden Y ~ Autographa jota|
A fairly common species found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 38-46mm.
Beautiful Golden Y.
A wide range of habitats.
Overwinters as a small larva amongst the debris. Larva August-June, feeding mainly at night. Pupates in a cocoon in a folded leaf of the foodplant.
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Photo by MDH, 25th June 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by JM, July 2010, Lake Vyrnwy