Geometridae : Larentiinae

Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Rothiemurchus Forest, Aviemore, May 2014

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Ruddy Highflyer
Hydriomena ruberata

(Freyer, 1831) 70.076/1779
Norfolk status
Open habitats, marshes.
Locally recorded in eastern England with confirmed breeding.

A couple of unconfirmed recent records, please keep specimens for confirmation.

Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 1889.

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1889+28TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
1889+28TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
1889+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
1873 to 1913+28TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
1873 to 1913+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Willows
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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