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Dusky-lemon Sallow
Cirrhia gilvago ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2275 / 73.183
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Upwell 02/10/11

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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Wych Elm.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Thinly locally distributed.
Broad-leaved woodland, hedgerows and parkland with elms.
Overwinters as an egg.
Adult feeds at Ivy flowers and overripe berries.

Recorded in 51 (74%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/10/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
15/10/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
03/10/2020128TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
22/09/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
21/09/2020128TF52 - Terrington
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