Species: Pink-barred Sallow (Xanthia togata)

Pink-barred Sallow (Xanthia togata)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

Norwegian name: Fiolettbåndet gulfly

Host plants: Aspen and Poplar (Populus), Elm (Ulmus), European Bird Cherry (Prunus padus), Rumex, Willows, Sallows and Osiers (Salix)

Confusion species: The Sallow (Xanthia icteritia)

Systematics :

KingdomAnimals (Animalia)
Phylum Articulate animals (Arthropoda)
Class  Insects (Insecta)
Order   Moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera)
Group    Macro-moths ("Macro-heterocera")
Family     Owlet moths (Noctuidae)
Subfamily      Cuculliinae
Genus       Xanthia
Species        Pink-barred Sallow (Xanthia togata)