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Yellow Belle
Aspitates ochrearia (Rossi, 1794)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1968 / 70.294
Photo © Peter Tilley

Similar Norfolk Species
Rhodometra sacraria
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 42 (61%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/09/2019128TF64 - Hunstanton
29/08/2019128TF64 - Hunstanton
28/08/2019127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
27/08/2019528TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
26/08/2019628TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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