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Pyrrhia umbra (Hufnagel, 1766)

Bordered Sallow
73.0700 (B&F: 2399)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Heliothinae
        »Tribe: Acontiini

A declining resident species in danger of extinction in Sussex. Normally occurs singly at mv light in a wide range of habitats, although is occasionally seen sparingly on the downs and even fairly commonly in Westdean woods. Single-brooded flying from early June to the second week of August. Larvae feed on restharrow. (Pratt, 2011)

Pyrrhia umbra (Hufnagel, 1766)
Bracklesham, 21 viii 2017
Photo: Derek Lee
Pyrrhia umbra (Hufnagel, 1766)
Steyning, 14 viii 2018
Photo: Olly Ellis
Pyrrhia umbra (Hufnagel, 1766)
Wisborough Green, 07 vii 2018
Photo: Dave and Pen Green
Pyrrhia umbra (Hufnagel, 1766)
Castle Hill NNR, 13 vi 1989
Photo: Roy Leverton
Pyrrhia umbra (Hufnagel, 1766)
Bexhill East Sussex, 22 vi 2004
Photo: Keith Alexander
Pyrrhia umbra (Hufnagel, 1766)
Bracklesham, 23 viii 2014
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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