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Autographa bractea (Gold Spangle)

Wikipedia Abstract

The gold spangle (Autographa bractea) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in Europe, across western Siberia and the Altai Mountains, the northern Caucasus, northern Turkey and northern Iran. Its wingspan is 42–50 mm. The forewings are brown and gray with large rhomboid golden marks. The hindwings and body are lighter grayish brown.
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Pollinator of 
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[3]
Platanthera chlorantha (Greater Butterfly-orchid)[3]


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Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
3Jorrit 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.
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