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Dusky Sallow
Eremobia ochroleuca

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2352 / 73.120

An uncommon resident, mainly in the south and east.

A species of grass and grasslands, especially on calcareous soils. Colonises woodland rides and embankments.

Overwinters as an egg. Adults can be seen during the day on flowers, comes readily to light and to sugar later.

Recorded in 48 (34%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1901.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-16mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
13/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
08/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
02/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
31/07/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSO94
29/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97

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