Noctuidae: Xyleninae

2272 (ABH73.180) Barred Sallow Tiliacea aurago (=Xanthia), ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR09557

Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Hemingford Grey, Oct. 2007
Hemingford Grey, Oct. 2007
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood, Oct. 2004
Monks Wood, Oct. 2004
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Hemingford Grey, 1st Oct. 2014. MV trap.
Hemingford Grey, 1st Oct. 2014. MV trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Feeds at ivy flowers and overripe berries.

 

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an egg.
Both sexes come to light.

Forewing length: 14-16mm.
Foodplant(s): Field Maple (Acer campestre), Beech (Fagus sylvatica)
Flying: One generation, September-early November
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Broadleaved woodland, mature hedgerows, scrub, grassland, heathland usually on chalky soil.

Regional Information

Recorded in 70 (25.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 June to 24 November



Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Brown, red, grey, black, yellow
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5