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Hydriomena impluviata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

May Highflyer
70.0750 (B&F: 1778)

Synonym(s):
Hydriomena coerulata (Fabricius, [1777])
Hydriomena trifasciata (Borkhausen, 1794)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Geometroidea
    »Family: Geometridae
      »Subfamily: Larentiinae
        »Tribe: Hydriomenini

A resident species occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in deciduous woods. Widespread but only thinly distributed. Very local in numbers and scarce along coast. Single-brooded flying mainly from mid May to early July. Larvae feed on Alder (Pratt, 2011)

Hydriomena impluviata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Crowborough, 07 v 2016
Photo: Charles Waters
Hydriomena impluviata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Bracklesham, 14 v 2017
Photo: Derek Lee
Hydriomena impluviata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Warnham LNR, 08 v 2006
Photo: Sam Bayley
Hydriomena impluviata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Lindfield, 28 v 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman
Hydriomena impluviata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Lindfield, 01 vi 2012
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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