Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Small Yellow Wave
Hydrelia flammeolaria

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1876 / 70.114
Photo © Charles Fletcher, 3 Jul 2004,  SE2337 Hackfall Woods, VC64

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Yorkshire Status: Scarce and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Occurs locally in vice-counties 61 to 64, most common in the south of the County.

Argus 47, 2001-2004: VC65. Foxglove Covert, 11.6.2004 (CHF, JCW, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

2012 (CHF): This species seems to be doing quite well in the county especially in woodland with plenty of field maple. It is absent from the north-west.

Recorded in 102 (51%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1880.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 9-11mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Field Maple, Sycamore and Alder
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/07/2022164SE06 - Grassington / Hebden
19/07/2022262SE88 - Pickering (E)
18/07/2022263SE31 -  Wakefield (S)
18/07/2022264SE24 - Bramhope / Otley
18/07/2022161SE87 - Rillington
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