Silver Y

Autographa gammaPhotoForewing Length: 13-21mm 

This common and migratory moth is easily recognized by its inverted silvery-white y-shaped marking in the middle of the greyish forewing. 

Flight Period
Two, sometimes three broods in the South, usually April to October but has been recorded in every month of the year. 

Larval Food plants
Bedstraws, Clovers, Nettles, Peas, Cabbages, Runner Beans. 

Gardens, allotments, rough ground in urban areas, but found in most habitats. 

Wiltshire Status
Common Immigrant.