Autographa gamma - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

NOCTUIDAE

Plusiinae

Las Descargues, 16 November 2009
Autographa gamma Adult

9056

© Robin Howard

Autographa gamma (Linnaeus, 1758)

Silver Y
Le Lambda

Wingspan: 40-48mm

A bivoltine species flying from May to late November when it is attracted to light and can also be seen flying strongly during daylight hours. Taken from all sites.

The larva is polyphagous on herbaceous plants.

 

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