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Yellow Belle
Aspitates ochrearia (Rossi, 1794)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1968 / 70.294
Photo © Ian Walker,  05/08/2008 - Hilltop, Cley, Norfolk

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Forewing: 12-16mm.
Flight: Two gens May-June. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Various low-growing herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Breckland and North coastal areas of heathland, dry grassland, sandy terrain, wasteground and coastal habitats.
Can be found on the wing on sunny days.

Recorded in 46 (67%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2020128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
04/09/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
24/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/08/2020428TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
18/08/2020728TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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