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Broad-barred White
Hecatera bicolorata

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2164 / 73.279

An uncommon resident.

A species of disturbed rough grassland but also in some gardens.

Overwinters as a pupa while adults are attracted to light but will also visit flowers.

Recorded in 69 (49%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-15mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Hawkweeds, hawk's-beards, sow thistles
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
14/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
12/07/20191VC40 - ShropshireSO78
11/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO72
10/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
05/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO94

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