Noctuoidea

Hadeninae

Imago Distribution Map Set Specimen
Genus
Xanthia
Species
icteritia
Author/Year
Hufnagel, 1766
English Vernacular
Sallow
French Vernacular
Cosmie roussâtre
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 28-35mm

Imago: Univoltine, a common species locally, inhabiting marshland and damp woodland, comes freely to both light and sugar.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on sallow (Salix), poplar (Populus) and alder (Ulmus) as well as some herbaceous plants.

Overwinter: As an egg

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