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Orange Sallow
Tiliacea citrago

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2271 / 73.179
=Xanthia citrago

An uncommon though local resident.

Found in parks, gardens, suburban avenues where Limes are planted.

Overwinters as an egg while adults come to light and to sugar and wine ropes.

Recorded in 59 (42%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-17mm
Flight: August - October
Foodplant:   Limes
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
09/10/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
04/10/20192VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90
04/10/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
24/09/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK01
21/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO96

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