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Pink-barred Sallow
Xanthia togata

(Esper, 1788) 2273 / 73.181

Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in Britain, the larva feeding at first on sallow (Salix spp.) and poplar (Populus spp.) catkins, and later on herbaceous plants. In Dorset, the moth is locally common in damp places such as mire, marsh, river valleys, damp grassland, and damp woods where sallows and/or poplars grow.

Recorded in 36 (90%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1934.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-16mm
Flight: September - October
Foodplant:   Sallows and poplars - herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
29/10/201919SY98 Wareham
23/10/201929SY68 Weymouth / Martinstown
20/10/201919SY68 Weymouth / Martinstown
16/10/201919SY68 Weymouth / Martinstown
14/10/201919SU00 Wimborne

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