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Hydrelia sylvata ([Denis & Schifferm?ller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1877 / 70.113
Photo © Malcolm Hillier,  Hampshire, 26/7/21

Similar Upper Thames Species: None
Foodplant:   Alder, birches, sallows and Sweet Chestnut
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Probably a former resident in the region very locally in the 19th century, now extinct.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1850.
Last Recorded in 1860.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
01/01/1860 to 31/12/1904+24SU99 - Amersham, Beaconsfield
01/01/1850 to 31/12/1906+22SU66 - Burghfield Common / Mortimer
01/01/1850 to 31/12/1906+22SU77 - Reading
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