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Sallow
Cirrhia icteritia (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2274 / 73.182
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-Oct.
Foodplant:   Poplars - Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Very variable colouring, with the relatively frequent (f. flavescens) having the darker markings almost absent.
Broad-leaved woodland, carr, marshes, fens and heathland.
Feeds at Ivy flowers and overripe berries.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/09/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
24/09/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/09/2020227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/09/2020227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
23/09/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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