Geometridae : Larentiinae
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May Highflyer
Hydriomena impluviata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1778 / 70.075

A fairly common resident.

A species of damp woodland, carr, riverbanks.

Overwinters as a pupa, adults come to light.

Recorded in 96 (69%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-16mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Alder
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
18/06/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ84
18/06/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO62
17/06/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
17/06/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO49
17/06/20222VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90

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