NOCTUIDAE (PLUSIINAE)

Silver and Golden Ys and Brasses

The Spectacle   Abrostola tripartita f. plumbea.
25th June 2010

The Spectacle   Abrostola tripartita f. plumbea.
16th June 2013

The Spectacle   Abrostola tripartita
Piddinghoe, East Sussex.   1st June 2013   Hence the name.

Dark Spectacle   Abrostola triplasia.
2nd August 2010

Dark Spectacle   Abrostola triplasia.
St. Marcel du Périgord (near Bergerac), Dordogne, France. 14th September 2011.

Dewick's Plusia   Macdunnoughia confusa.
St. Marcel du Périgord (near Bergerac), Dordogne, France. 13th September 2011
This moth is a vagrant to Britain, having occurred only a few dozen times, mostly attracted to light on the south and east coasts.

Dewick's Plusia   Macdunnoughia confusa.
St. Marcel du Périgord (near Bergerac), Dordogne, France. 15th September 2011.   See above.

Burnished Brass   Diachrysia chrysitis f. juncta.
9th July 2012

Burnished Brass   Diachrysia chrysitis f. juncta.
10th July 2010

Silver Y   Autographa gamma.
27th September 2011

Silver Y   Autographa gamma.
22nd September 2012

Silver Y   Autographa gamma, f. gamina.
Coombs Dale, Derbyshire.   1st August 2013

Beautiful Golden Y   Autographa pulchrina.
1st June 2011

Beautiful Golden Y   Autographa pulchrina.
Skirwith, Cumbria.   8th June 2011

Plain Golden Y   Autographa jota.
2nd July 2010

Plain Golden Y   Autographa jota.
30th June 2011

Gold Spangle   Autographa bractea.
24th July 2012

Gold Spangle   Autographa bractea.
24th July 2012

Gold Spangle   Autographa bractea.
22nd July 2016

Gold Spot   Plusia festucae.
1st August 2013

Lempke's Gold Spot   Plusia putnami gracilis.
5th August 2011

Lempke's Gold Spot   Plusia putnami gracilis.
24th July 2012

Lempke's Gold Spot   Plusia putnami gracilis.
5th August 2011

Lempke's Gold Spot   Plusia putnami gracilis.
10th July 2010