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Paolo Mazzei,

Silver Y moth

Autographa gamma

Silver Y moth (Autographa gamma) is an insect pest of a wide range of hosts. It is a native of Europe and Asia.

Examples of affected host plants include lettuce, grapes, and radishes. May have 2-3 generations per year. This pest poses a large risk to U.S. plant health. International commerce provides recognized avenues of introduction.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CAPS data sheet.
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