|2274 ~ Sallow ~ Cirrhia icteritia|
A fairly common species found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 32-40mm.
The catkins of sallows and poplars and later on herbaceous plants.
Overwinters as an egg laid on twigs of the foodplant. Larva late March-early June, feeding inside catkins before they fall, then on herbaceous plants. Pupates underground.
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Photo by MDH, 31st Aug 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by PRW, 9th Sept 2013, Commins Coch