Noctuoidea

Hadeninae

Imago
Genus
Xanthia
Species
aurago
Author/Year
Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
English Vernacular
Barred Sallow
French Vernacular
Fardée
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 30-34mm

Imago: Univoltine, a species of varied habitats from woodland to downland, it is never common here but comes to both light and sugar in small numbers.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on oak (Quercus ssp), field maple (Acer campestre), poplar (Populus) and beech (Fagus sylvatica)

Overwinter: As an egg

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