Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Centre-barred Sallow
Atethmia centrago
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Barred Sallow
Tiliacea aurago

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2272 / 73.180
=Xanthia aurago

Morley's Final Catalogue: A great rarity in Suffolk, where Beech is not indigenous. Singly on sugar at Copdock in September, 19th 1892 and 11th 1895 (Hkg). One at Playford (Gr); Henley Hall (Sparke). Two at Needham (L). Between Thetford and Brandon (Williams); one larva beaten at Ampton in 1911 (Nurse). Singly at Mildenhall and Henham (Btn); Bungay, one on sugar in 1897 (Mn); Beccles (Crf, Gls). Never seen in forty years till a male flew in to light at Monks Soham House on 2 November 1935 (Mly).

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Single-brooded. Regularly comes to light traps. Sometimes seen in numbers on Ivy blossom and also found on Blackberries.

Identification: Centre-barred sallow has the orange-brown band across the centre of the wing, this is yellow on Barred sallow.

Habitat: Woodland, scrub and gardens.

Recorded in 48 (83%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1892.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/11/2023125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
05/11/2023+25TM07 - Thelnetham/Redgrave
05/11/2023125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
03/11/2023126TM05 - Stowmarket/Needham Market
31/10/2023125TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-Nov.
Foodplant:   Field Maple and Beech
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024
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