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Autographa jota (Linnaeus, 1758)

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»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Plusiinae
        »Tribe: Plusiini

A resident species usually occurring singly or sparingly but sometimes fairly commonly in a wide range of habitats. Widespread but local and episodic in numbers, this moth is in decline. Single-brooded flying mainly from late June to early August. Larvae feed on white deadnettle, red deadnettle and woundwort. (Pratt, 2011)

Autographa jota (Linnaeus, 1758)
Coldean, Brighton, vii 1988
Photo: Roy Leverton
Autographa jota (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ripe, 4 vii 2006
Photo: Michael Blencowe

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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