Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Sallow
Cirrhia icteritia

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2274 / 73.182
=Xanthia icteritia

A common species across the region.

Most often found in broadleaved woodland, carr, fens but also in other habitats where the foodplants are common.

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

Recorded in 107 (76%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: September - October
Foodplant:   Willows and poplars
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
30/10/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO52
30/10/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
27/10/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
26/10/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
25/10/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82

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