Silver Y (Autographa gamma)

Silver Y moth on Nigella seedhead

Found this moth in a patch of nigella seedheads. I rather hoped it might be a Toadflax Brocade moth, but it is in fact a Silver Y (autogtapha gamma).

I think this mystery caterpillar from earlier in the year was a Silver Y caterpillar:

Silver Y caterpillar

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~ by janerc on October 26, 2009.

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