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Cirrhia gilvago ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
previously: Xanthia gilvago ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Dusky-lemon Sallow
73.1830 (B&F: 2275)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
  »Family: Noctuidae
   »Subfamily: Xyleninae
    »Tribe: Xylenini

Synonym(s):

Cirrhia palleago Hübner, [1803]

Status and ecology:

A resident species that usually occurs singly in a wide range of habitats, with a preference for situations within seven miles of the coast. Very thinly distributed and almost missing from the north-west of the county; distinctly episodic in appearance throughout. A single brooded species flying from mid August to mid/late October. The larvae feed on (the seeds of) wych elm. (Pratt, 2011)

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Xanthia gilvago ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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