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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 65 (46%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-17mm
Flight: August - October
Foodplant:   Limes
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
16/10/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
12/10/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
11/10/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90
04/10/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
03/10/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP06

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