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Ruddy Highflyer
Hydriomena ruberata (Freyer, 1831)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1779 / 70.076
Photo © JB Kemp,  South Uist 04/05/2011

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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Willows.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Open habitats, marshes.
Locally recorded in eastern England with confirmed breeding.

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

Verification Grade Comment: No modern-day records.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 4 (5%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 1889.

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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