Xanthia icteritia (The Sallow)

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Xanthia icteritia (The Sallow)

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: "Macro-heterocera" (Macro-moths)
Family: Noctuidae (Owlet moths)
Subfamily: Cuculliinae
Genus: Xanthia
Species: Xanthia icteritia (The Sallow)

Norwegian name: Blekt gulfly

Host plants: Aspen and Poplar (Populus), Bog Bilberry (Vaccinium uliginosum), Elm (Ulmus), Goat Willow (Salix caprea), Potentilla, Rumex, Willows, Sallows and Osiers (Salix)

Confusion species: Xanthia togata (Pink-barred Sallow)