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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)

Habitat

Broadleaf woodland, parkland and gardens.

Foodplant

Limes.

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