Noctuidae: Plusiinae

2447 (ABH73.021) Scarce Silver Y Syngrapha interrogationis, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR09074

Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2012
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2012
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2012
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell


General Information

Pupates in a cocoon attached to the food plant.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes come to light.
Flies during the day

Forewing length: 15-18mm.
Foodplant(s): Heather (Calluna vulgaris), Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), Bog Bilberry (Vaccinium uliginosum)
Flying: One generation, late June-mid August
UK Presence: Resident and Immigrant
National status: Local

Habitat

Moorland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2014

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 July to 26 July

Similar Species
Ni Moth Trichoplusia ni
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Silver Y Autographa gamma

Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Green, white, yellow, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
3