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2271 Orange Sallow, Xanthia citrago (Linnaeus, 1758)

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A resident species, this moth usually occurs singly, occasionally sparingly, in a wide rang of habitats. Very local and distinctly episodic in appearance. Widespread, but missing from large areas. A single brooded species flying mainly from early September to early October. The larvae feed on lime. (Pratt, 2011)

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Findon Valley, 24 ix 2016 Photo: Mike Snelling

Xanthia citrago (Linnaeus, 1758)

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