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Hylaea fasciaria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Barred Red
70.2840 (B&F: 1962)

Synonym(s):
Hylaea prosapiaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hylaea prasinaria ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Geometroidea
    »Family: Geometridae
      »Subfamily: Ennominae
        »Tribe: Campaeini

Resident species, in decline, normally occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in a wide range of habitats, but sometimes fairly common to common on heathland. Widespread but missing from central parts. Usually occurs as a single brood from mid-June to early August, but recently a partial second emergence in September and October. Larval foodplant not locally recorded but Scots Pine listed elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011)

Hylaea fasciaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
f. prasinaria
Eastbourne, 28 v 2017
Photo: Peter Coyston
Hylaea fasciaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Warnham LNR, 1 vii 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley
Hylaea fasciaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lindfield, 18 vi 2009
Photo: Bob Foreman
Hylaea fasciaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rowland Wood, 06 vii 2012
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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