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Bordered Sallow
Pyrrhia umbra

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2399 / 73.070

Recent Suffolk status: Commonly found in Suffolk, especially near the coast.

Identification: Similar to other 'Sallow' species such as Frosted Orange and Orange Sallow but with a distinctive darker last third.

Life history: On the wing earlier than other Sallow species, flying in June and July. The larvae feed on Restharrow.

Recorded in 28 (48%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/07/2023125TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich
08/07/2023125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
07/07/2023+26TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
27/07/2022126TL84 - Sudbury/Glemsford
21/07/2022125TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland
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Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Common and Spiny Restharrow
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2023. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023
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