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Aspitates ochrearia (Rossi, 1794)

Yellow Belle
70.2940 (B&F: 1968)
Previously:Semiaspilates ochrearia (Rossi, 1794)

Synonym(s):
Aspitates citraria (Hübner, [1826])


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

Resident species completely unknown in much of the region. Where found it is often fairly common and occasionally common on shingle beaches and in a few places on the eastern Downs but generally only encountered singly elsewhere in the west. Double-brooded, the first flying mainly from mid-May to late June with the second more numerous from mid-August to late September. Larvae feed on wild carrot, hawk's-beard and plantain. (Pratt, 2011)

Semiaspilates ochrearia (Rossi, 1794)
Caburn Bottom, 19 viii 2014
Photo: Peter Lovett
Semiaspilates ochrearia (Rossi, 1794)
High and Over, 26 v 2013
Photo: Bob Eade
Semiaspilates ochrearia (Rossi, 1794)
Littlehampton, 02 ix 2011
Photo: Mike Snelling
Semiaspilates ochrearia (Rossi, 1794)
Edburton, 8 ix 2007
Photo: Tony Wilson

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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