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2272 ~ Barred Sallow ~ Tiliacea aurago
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C,(N).

Montgomeryshire Status

Mostly recorded from the eastern side of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 30-38mm.

Confusion species

None.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Broadleaf woodland, downland, scrub, hedgerows, and some gardens.

Foodplant

Field maple and beech.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg laid on the twigs of the foodplant. Larva April-early June, which feed mainly at night.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 19th Sept 2009, Llanfyllin


Photo by MDH, 17th Sept 2009, Llanfyllin
Pic shows orange form

Photo by PRW, 20th Sept 2014, Commins Coch