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gold spot: photo K. Noble

Gold Spot (Plusia festucae) is a moth in the Noctuidae family. It is very similar to Lempke's gold spot in appearance, though it tends to have a more northerly distribution.The wingspan is 34-46 mm. The moth flies from June to September depending on the location. The larvae feed on Carex, Sparganium erectum, Iris pseudacorus and Alisma.

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When the Gold Spot is active