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Dusky-lemon Sallow
Cirrhia gilvago

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2275 / 73.183
=Xanthia gilvago

A rare and declining resident since the demise of the elm.

Found in broadleaved woodland, hedgerows and parkland where elms grow.

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

Recorded in 62 (44%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2017.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-18mm
Flight: August - October
Foodplant:   Wych Elm
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
22/10/20171VC40 - ShropshireSJ22
14/10/20171VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
01/11/20161VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
24/09/20161VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
20151VC37 - WorcestershireSO74

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