Noctuidae: Xyleninae

2273 (ABH73.181) Pink-barred Sallow Xanthia togata, (Esper, 1788)

KR09556

Great Staughton, October 2011
Great Staughton, October 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton, October 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Great Staughton, October 2011
Great Staughton, October 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton, October 2011
Great Staughton, October 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Hemingford Grey, Sept. 2004
Hemingford Grey, Sept. 2004
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

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

Forewing length: 13-16mm.
Foodplant(s): sallows (Salix spp.), poplars (Populus spp.), docks (Rumex spp.), herbaceous plants
Flying: One generation, September-October
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Broadleaved woodland, carr, marshes, fens and heathland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 65 (24.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 25 August to 04 November

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 01 April to 07 May

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Sallow Cirrhia icteritia (=Xanthia)


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Brown, purple, white
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5