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Autographa gamma (Silver Y Moth)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Silver Y (Autographa gamma) is a migratory moth of the family Noctuidae which is named for the silvery Y-shaped mark on each of its forewings.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Afon Teifi/ River Teifi 1768 Wales, United Kingdom  
Avon Gorge Woodlands 376 England, United Kingdom
Berwyn a Mynyddoedd de Clwyd/ Berwyn and South Clwyd Mountains 67265 Wales, United Kingdom
Braunton Burrows 3328 England, United Kingdom
Burnham Beeches 946 England, United Kingdom  
Caithness and Sutherland Peatlands 354692 Scotland, United Kingdom
Corsydd Môn/ Anglesey Fens 1154 Wales, United Kingdom  
Dee Estuary/ Aber Dyfrdwy 39057 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths (Purbeck and Wareham) and Studland Dunes 5491 England, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Fal and Helford 15785 England, United Kingdom    
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Hoy 23474 Scotland, United Kingdom
Humber Estuary 90582 England, United Kingdom
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Lizard Point 34565 England, United Kingdom    
Loch Maree Complex 38882 Scotland, United Kingdom
Lower Derwent Valley 2263 England, United Kingdom
Lyme Bay and Torbay 77215 England, United Kingdom
Moor House – Upper Teesdale 95867 England, United Kingdom
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
Morvern Woods 4763 Scotland, United Kingdom
North Pennine Moors 254789 England, United Kingdom
North York Moors 108930 England, United Kingdom
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Preseli 6686 Wales, United Kingdom  
Rum 26775 Scotland, United Kingdom
S'Albufera de Mallorca 5276 Spain    
Salisbury Plain 52975 England, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
South Solway Mosses 4849 England, United Kingdom
Start Point to Plymouth Sound & Eddystone 84204 England, United Kingdom  
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast 266284 England, United Kingdom
Witherslack Mosses 1202 England, United Kingdom
Y Twyni o Abermenai i Aberffraw/ Abermenai to Aberffraw Dunes 4623 Wales, United Kingdom  

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Ajuga reptans (common bugle)[1]
Arctium lappa (Great Burdock)[2]
Beta vulgaris (sea beet)[3]
Betula pendula (European white birch)[3]
Bistorta officinalis (meadow bistort)[1]
Brassica oleracea (broccoli)[4]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[1]
Cirsium palustre (Marsh Thistle)[1]
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle)[1]
Convolvulus arvensis (perennial morningglory)[2]
Epilobium angustifolium subsp. angustifolium (Rosebay Willowherb)[1]
Galeopsis tetrahit (brittle-stem hemp-nettle)[1]
Heracleum sphondylium subsp. granatense[1]
Hieracium obtusissimum (Alpine Ragwort)[1]
Humulus lupulus (common hops)[2]
Hypericum perforatum (common St Johnswort)[2]
Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[4]
Linaria biebersteinii (ramsted)[1]
Linum usitatissimum (Flax)[4]
Medicago sativa (yellow alfalfa)[4]
Phaseolus coccineus (Scarlet Runner)[2]
Pisum sativum (Common Pea)[2]
Plantago lanceolata (narrowleaf plantain)[2]
Rumex oblongifolius (bluntleaf dock)[1]
Solanum tuberosum (Irish potato)[4]
Sonchus oleraceus (Smooth Sow-Thistle)[2]
Succisa pratensis (devilsbit)[1]
Tanacetum bipinnatum subsp. bipinnatum (Tansy)[1]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[1]
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)[1]
Trifolium repens (Ladino Clover)[2]
Urtica dioica (California nettle)[1]
Veronica arvensis (corn speedwell)[1]
Vicia cracca (cow vetch)[1]
Vicia faba (Field Bean)[2]
Vicia sepium (Bush Vetch)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acanthis flammea (Common Redpoll)6
Acronicta euphorbiae (Sweet Gale Moth)7
Acronicta rumicis (Knot Grass)6
Aglais urticae (Small Tortoiseshell)9
Ancylis badiana4
Anthophila fabriciana (Nettle-tap Moth)5
Aphantopus hyperantus (Ringlet Butterfly)8
Apis mellifera (honey bee)8
Arctia caja (garden tiger moth)5
Axylia putris (Flame)4
Boloria selene (Silver-bordered fritillary)5
Bombus lucorum (White-tailed bumblebee)15
Callistege mi (Mother Shipton Moth)5
Callophrys rubi (Green Hairstreak Butterfly)5
Carduelis carduelis (European Goldfinch)6
Cassida rubiginosa (Thistle Tortoise Beetle)5
Cnephasia asseclana (Flax Tortrix Moth)7
Cnephasia incertana (Light Grey Tortrix Moth)7
Cnephasia stephensiana (Grey Tortrix Moth)8
Coenonympha pamphilus (Small Heath Butterfly)7
Columba palumbus (Common Wood Pigeon)4
Cynthia cardui5
Diachrysia chrysitis (Burnished Brass Moth)4
Dilophus febrilis (Fever Fly)4
Ematurga atomaria (Common Heath Moth)6
Empis livida6
Ensina sonchi4
Episyrphus balteatus (Marmelade Fly)10
Eristalis pertinax4
Euclidia glyphica (Burnet Companion Moth)5
Eupeodes luniger4
Eupithecia satyrata (Satyr Pug Moth)5
Eurois occulta (great gray dart)4
Euxoa nigricans (Garden Dart)5
Fringilla coelebs (Common Chaffinch)4
Gonepteryx rhamni (Brimstone Butterfly)5
Gortyna flavago4
Helophilus pendulus (Striped Hover Fly)7
Helophilus trivittatus (Sun Fly)5
Hepialus humuli (Ghost Moth)5
Lacanobia oleracea (Bright-line Brown-Eye Moth)7
Linaria cannabina (Common Linnet)4
Liriomyza congesta4
Liriomyza strigata5
Lycaena phlaeas (Small Copper Butterfly)6
Lygus pratensis (Common Meadow Bug)4
Maniola jurtina (Meadow Brown Butterfly)4
Melanchra persicariae (Dot Moth)6
Meliscaeva cinctella6
Naenia typica (Gothic)4
Neoascia podagrica4
Noctua pronuba (Large Yellow Underwing Moth)4
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)5
Peridroma saucia (variegated cutworm)7
Philaenus spumarius (meadow froghopper)5
Phlogophora meticulosa (Angle Shades Moth)7
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (ruby tiger moth)6
Pieris brassicae (Large White)4
Pieris napi (Green-veined White Butterfly)9
Pieris rapae (imported cabbageworm)10
Polyommatus icarus (Common Blue Butterfly)5
Pyrgus malvae (Grizzled Skipper)5
Rhingia campestris7
Sarcophaga carnaria (Camouflaged Flesh Fly)4
Scaeva pyrastri4
Sericomyia silentis8
Sitochroa verticalis5
Sphaerophoria scripta4
Spilosoma lubricipeda (White Ermine Moth)4
Stenurella melanura5
Thrips angusticeps4
Thymelicus sylvestris (Small Skipper)4
Volucella bombylans5
Volucella pellucens (White-banded Drone Fly)5

Predators

Aegithalos caudatus (Long-tailed Bushtit)[1]
Bufo bufo (Common European toad)[1]
Falco subbuteo (Northern Hobby)[1]
Machimus rusticus[5]
Passer domesticus (House Sparrow)[1]
Passer montanus (Eurasian Tree Sparrow)[1]
Sturnus vulgaris (European Starling)[1]
Vanellus vanellus (Northern Lapwing)[1]
Voria ruralis[1]
Vulgichneumon saturatorius[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Voria ruralis[1]
Vulgichneumon saturatorius[1]
Pollinator of 
Ajuga reptans (common bugle)[1]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[1]
Cirsium palustre (Marsh Thistle)[1]
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle)[1]
Epilobium angustifolium subsp. angustifolium (Rosebay Willowherb)[1]
Galeopsis tetrahit (brittle-stem hemp-nettle)[1]
Heracleum sphondylium subsp. granatense[1]
Hieracium obtusissimum (Alpine Ragwort)[1]
Platanthera chlorantha (Greater Butterfly-orchid)[4]
Succisa pratensis (devilsbit)[1]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[1]
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)[1]
Veronica arvensis (corn speedwell)[1]
Vicia cracca (cow vetch)[1]
Vicia sepium (Bush Vetch)[1]

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Ecology of Commanster
2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
3HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
4Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
5Predator-Prey Database for the family Asilidae (Hexapoda: Diptera) Prepared by Dr. Robert Lavigne, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming, USA and Dr. Jason Londt (Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg)
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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