73.183 .... B&F 2275
Dusky-lemon Sallow Cirrhia gilvago ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) .... Formerly known as Xanthia gilvago
Status .....A rare moth in Nottinghamshire with only a few post-1980 records coming from Nuthall, Newark and Sherwood Forest. The most recent records are from Misterton in September 2016 (Lee, P.) and Elkesley in September 2021 (Coombes, P.) . Thanks go to Paul who kindly supplied the Elkesley moth for photographing and illustrating the species here.
Photographed at Elkesley, September 2021
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Dusky-lemon Sallow
Photographed by Phil Lee at Misterton, September 2016
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003 to 2014). Phil Lee. Martin Gray. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2017). Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2018). Paul Coombes. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2022).

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Updated September 2023
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