Noctuidae: Xyleninae

2275 (ABH73.183) Dusky-lemon Sallow Cirrhia gilvago (=Xanthia), ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR09560

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
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Hemingford Grey, Sept. 2006
Hemingford Grey, Sept. 2006
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Hemingford Grey, 1st Oct. 2014. MV trap.
Hemingford Grey, 1st Oct. 2014. MV trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

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

Forewing length: 15-18mm.
Foodplant(s): elms (Ulmus spp.)
Flying: One generation, late August-early October
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Broadleaved woodland, hedgerows and parkland with elm.

Regional Information

Recorded in 37 (13.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 05 September to 03 November

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 11 June to 11 June

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Brick Agrochola circellaris
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Sallow Cirrhia icteritia (=Xanthia)
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Pale-lemon Sallow Cirrhia ocellaris (=Xanthia)

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