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2271 ~ Orange Sallow ~ Tiliacea citrago
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

Resident. An uncommon and local species, that has been recorded from just three sites in the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-40mm.

Confusion species

Orange Upperwing.

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Broadleaf woodland, parkland and gardens.



Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg which is laid on the twigs of the foodplant. Larva late March-early June, feeding at night.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 13th Sept 2009, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 7th Oct 2010, Commins Coch