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Plusia festucae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Gold Spot
73.0220 (B&F: 2439)


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

A resident species generally occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in a wide range of habitats. Is occasionally fairly common in a few marshy places in the south. Colonies are scarce in the north and missing from the far north-west. Double-brooded flying from late May to early July and again more numerously from the third week of July to early October. Larvae feed on unidentified grasses, sedges and marsh plants. (Pratt, 2011)

Plusia festucae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ringmer, 21 v 2017
Photo: John Luck
Plusia festucae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Amberley, 15 vi 2018
Photo: Cat Losty
Plusia festucae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crowborough, 03 viii 2018
Photo: Michael Howard
Plusia festucae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mountfield, 11 x 2018
Photo: Robin Harris
Plusia festucae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bracklesham, 20 x 2018
Photo: Derek Lee
Plusia festucae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bracklesham, 15 v 2015
Photo: Derek Lee
Plusia festucae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Woods Mill, 28 v 2014
Photo: Penny Green
Plusia festucae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mill Hill, 9 viii 2008
Photo: Dave and Pen Green
Plusia festucae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pagham Harbour, x 2007
Photo: Ivan Lang
Plusia festucae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pulbborough Brooks, 12 viii 2007
Photo: Anna Allum
Plusia festucae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Kingsham, xx 2002
Photo: Sarah Patton
Plusia festucae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ringmer, 26 vii 2009
Photo: Mark Underhill

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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