73.181 .... B&F 2273
Pink-barred Sallow Xanthia togata (Esper, 1788)
Status .....Most of the Sallow moths (Xanthia, or formerly Xanthia species) are common in Nottinghamshire and with much the same range as each other. All seem to be commoner in woodlands north-east of Mansfield. Frequently recorded from the Idle Valley NR.
Photographed at Budby South Forest September 2011
Early stages                            
Ovae on Goat Sallow Salix caprea, photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter January 2024
Ovae (presumed infertile and empty) on Goat Sallow Salix caprea, photographed at Budby South Forest March 2022
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pink-barred Sallow
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Colin Watkin. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Graham Birkett. Martin Gray. NBGRC. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Andy Adcock. Graham Beeley. David Shaw.

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Updated January 2024

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