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July Highflyer
Hydriomena furcata (Thunberg, 1784)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1777 / 70.074
Photo © David Wilton,  Kingswood, Bucks Jun 2008

Similar Upper Thames Species
May Highflyer
Hydriomena impluviata
Ruddy Highflyer
Hydriomena ruberata
Foodplant:   Hazel, willows, Bilberry and Heather
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

Widespread and common across the region. Most numerous in woodland and carr.

Recorded in 71 (91%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1896.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
13/08/2022124SP85 - Olney, Salcey, Yardley Chase
12/08/2022324SP85 - Olney, Salcey, Yardley Chase
12/08/2022124SP85 - Olney, Salcey, Yardley Chase
12/08/2022124SP85 - Olney, Salcey, Yardley Chase
10/08/2022224SP64 - Silverstone
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