|73.018 ~ 2444 ~ Gold Spangle ~ Autographa bractea|
Resident. Common W,N.(S).
A fairly common species found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 40-50mm.
Scarce Burnished Brass.
Hedgerows, woodland rides, moorland, upland pasture and gardens.
Overwinters as a small larva. Larva August-early June. Pupates in a cocoon formed under the leaf of the foodplant.
Photo by JM, July 2010, Lake Vyrnwy