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Orange Sallow
Tiliacea citrago (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2271 / 73.179
Photo © Garry Barlow,  Chaddesley Wood

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Forewing: 15-17mm
Flight: August - October
Foodplant:   Limes
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2

An uncommon though local resident.

Found in parks, gardens, suburban avenues where Limes are planted.

Overwinters as an egg while adults come to light and to sugar and wine ropes.

Recorded in 65 (46%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
16/10/2022139SJ82 - Eccleshall/Gnosall
12/10/2022137SP06 - Redditch
11/10/2022139SJ90 - Fordhouses/Wolverhampton
04/10/2022137SP06 - Redditch
03/10/2022137SP06 - Redditch
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