Species: The Sallow (Xanthia icteritia)

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: Pink-barred Sallow (Xanthia togata)

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        The Sallow (Xanthia icteritia)