Main: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
73.184 [B&F: 2276] Pale-lemon Sallow (Cirrhia ocellaris) (Borkhausen, 1792)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Na) in plantations, roadside verges and parks throughout much of south-eastern England. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight recorded just twice to date, at Wootton, IoW, on 5 October 1997, and at Portsmouth, Hampshire on 3 October 2003. Wingspan 36-42 mm. The main confusion species is Dusky-lemon Sallow X. gilvago, but X. ocellaris has slightly hooked forewings, and is generally darker. Larva feeds on catkins of Black Poplar, over-wintering as an egg.

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