Geometridae: Larentiinae

1876 (ABH70.114) Small Yellow Wave Hydrelia flammeolaria, (Hufnagel, 1767)

KR08660

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Orton Waterville
Orton Waterville
 Photo © Jonathan Newman


General Information

Pupates in leaf litter.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light.
Often disturbed during day

Forewing length: 9-11mm.
Foodplant(s): Field Maple (Acer campestre), Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus), Alder (Alnus glutinosa)
Flying: One generation, late May-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Broadleaved woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 44 (16.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 May to 02 August

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Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
Dingy Shell Euchoeca nebulata


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Green, yellow, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2