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Silver Y

Autographa gamma

Description:

Medium-sized moth with a wingspan of 30 to 45 mm. The wings are intricately patterned with various shades of brown and grey providing excellent camouflage. In the centre of each forewing there is a silver-coloured mark shaped like a letter Y or a Greek letter Gamma, the reason for its given name.

Habitat:

Found in an urban zone. This specie occurs in a wide variety of habitats, particularly open areas. It regularly visits gardens to take nectar from the flowers.

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Jopy
Jopy 5 years ago
Silver Y
Autographa gamma Silver Y


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Zariga
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Zariga

Portugal

Spotted on May 10, 2015
Submitted on Jul 22, 2015

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