Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Pale-lemon Sallow
Cirrhia ocellaris

(Borkhausen, 1792) 2276 / 73.184
=Xanthia ocellaris
Norfolk status
Open areas where the foodplant grows.
Overwinters as an egg.
Larva feed on the catkins of Black Poplar and other poplars inc Lombardy poplar.

Scattered Norfolk records from accross the county, including Weeting Heath. Recent West Norfolk Fenland records at Denver, Upwell and West Walton.

Recorded in 30 (43%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1903.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Occurrence of Xanthia ocellaris in Norfolk - E A Atmore. 1906. Ent. 40. 12. 1907
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/10/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
15/09/2019128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
13/10/2018128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
29/09/2018127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
26/09/2018128TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 18-19mm.
Season: One generation Sept-Oct.
Foodplant:   Poplars
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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