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Hecatera bicolorata (Hufnagel, 1766)

Broad-barred White
73.2790 (B&F: 2164)

Synonym(s):
Hecatera serena ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Hadeninae
        »Tribe: Hadenini

Resident occuring singly or sparingly in a wide range of habitats, preferring the downs and vegetated shingle beaches. Thinly distributed and perhaps disappearing from parts of the north of the county. Very local and in decline. Single-brooded flying mainly from late May to mid August. Larvae feed on hawkweed and hawk's-beard. (Pratt, 2011)

Hecatera bicolorata (Hufnagel, 1766)
Crowborough, 04 viii 2017
Photo: Charles Waters
Hecatera bicolorata (Hufnagel, 1766)
Saltdean, 03 vii 2015
Photo: Tim Wilton
Hecatera bicolorata (Hufnagel, 1766)
Coldean, Brighton, vii 1988
Photo: Roy Leverton
Hecatera bicolorata (Hufnagel, 1766)
Pagham Harbour, vi 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Hecatera bicolorata (Hufnagel, 1766)
Battle, 13 vii 2013
Photo: Adrienne Norbury

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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