Noctuidae : Plusiinae
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Lempke's Gold Spot
Plusia putnami
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Gold Spot
Plusia festucae

(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.022

Fairly widespread in the region, with records concentrated in low-lying areas. Inhabits a range of damp habitats.

Recorded in 57 (73%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Sedges, Yellow Iris, Branched Bur-reed, Water-plantain and other plants
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
02/09/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
27/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU28
26/08/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSU67
23/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU58
22/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU58

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