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2275 Dusky-lemon Sallow, Xanthia gilvago ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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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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Wisborough Green, 07 x 2013 Photo: Dave and Penny Green

Xanthia gilvago ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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