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Barred Red
Hylaea fasciaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1962 / 70.284
Photo © Angela Arkell,  12/07/2013 - mousehold

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 17-21mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Norway Spruce, Douglas Fir, Lodgepole Pine
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Well distributed throughout the British Isles, abundant in conifer plantations.

The green form (f. prasinaria) is rare, being recorded mainly in East Anglia including Kent and Suffolk, and could be confused with Campaea margaritata (Light Emerald), although fasciaria lacks the pointed hindwing and straighter fascia of that species. The grey-brown form (f. grisearia) is found frequently in the Midlands, northern England and parts of Scotland.

Recorded in 59 (80%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/07/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
20/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/07/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
16/07/2021127TG24 - Cromer
12/07/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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