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Orange Sallow
Tiliacea citrago

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2271 / 73.179
=Xanthia citrago

Morley's Final Catalogue: Not very rare, but sporadic and occurring singly; wild lime trees need searching. Copdock in 1895 (Hkg); Bentley Woods, in the '80's (Ml) and on sugar in September 1893 (Mly); Waldringfield, one in 1893 (Wlr); Playford (Gr); Martlesham (D); Needham (L); several imagines at Polstead in 1930 (Harwood); larvae commonly near Timworth in 1911 (Nurse); Downham (Norgate); Bungay (Mn); Beccles (Crf); Fritton, on sugar, under lime (Mr).

Recent Suffolk Status: Local.

Life history: Single-brooded. Seen at light traps in small numbers. Regularly found on Ivy blossom and Blackberries.

Identification: Unmistakeable.

Habitat: Gardens, parks and other urban areas with planted Limes and woodlands.

Recorded in 40 (69%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1880.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/10/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
10/10/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
10/10/2023+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
08/10/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
08/10/2023126TL84 - Sudbury/Glemsford
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Forewing: 15-17mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Limes
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
     
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