|2275 ~ Dusky-lemon Sallow ~ Cirrhia gilvago|
Resident. Local S,C,(N).
A scarce and very local species which in recent times has only been recorded from the eastern side of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 30-37mm.
Broadleaf woodland, parkland and hedgerows with elm.
The buds, ripening seeds and leaves of wych elm.
Overwinters as an egg laid on twigs of the foodplant. Larva April-early June, which feed inside the flower bud and later on the leaves.
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Photo by DB, 28th Sept 2011, Middletown
Photo by MEG, 28th Oct 2015, Llandyssil