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2271 Orange Sallow Xanthia citrago

First recorded in Ireland on 28th September 2002 by Angus Tyner on his farm near Ashford Co. Wicklow.  A 2nd specimen was recorded at same site on 3rd October 2004. There are Lime trees about 2km south of site. First recorded in Northern Ireland in 2009 in Belfast with further sightings in 2010 and 2011. Caterpillars were found on Lime in 2 parts of Dublin region in 2012 and in 2013, an adult was recorded in north Co. Antrim

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