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Family Noctuidae » Plusiinae
Wingspan 38-46 mm.
Flight period It flies at night from June to August, and is regularly attracted to light
Descripttion Similar in appearance to the Beautiful Golden Y (Autographa pulchrina), this moth has a plainer, more brick-red appearance, with fewer less-distinct metallic markings.
Habitat The larvae feed on a range of plants including nettle (Urtica dioica).