Noctuidae: Xyleninae

2271 (ABH73.179) Orange Sallow Tiliacae citrago (=Xanthia), (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR09562

Great Staughton, September 2011
Great Staughton, September 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton, September 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

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

Forewing length: 15-17mm.
Foodplant(s): lime (Tilia spp.), elms (Ulmus spp.)
Flying: One generation, August-early October
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland, parkland and suburban areas.

Regional Information

Recorded in 28 (10.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 20 August to 12 October

Similar Species
Angle-striped Sallow Enargia paleacea


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Grey, green, brown, white, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5