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Bordered Sallow
Pyrrhia umbra (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Heliothinae
2399 / 73.070
Photo © Ray Roche,  21/07/2013 - Ingoldisthorpe

Similar Norfolk Species
Frosted Orange
Gortyna flavago
Barred Sallow
Tiliacea aurago
Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Common and Spiny Restharrow.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Generally coastal.
Calcareous grassland, coastal sand-dunes and vegetated shingle.

Main generation June-July. Please note summer flight period, unlike other similar ‘Sallows’ flying in the Autumn.

Recorded in 33 (45%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/10/2021+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
26/07/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
23/07/2021+28TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
23/07/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
22/07/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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