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Achlya flavicornis flavicornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Achlya flavicornis galbanus (Tutt, 1891)
Achlya flavicornis scotica (Tutt, 1888)
previously: Achlya flavicornis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Yellow Horned
65.0160 (B&F: 1659)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Drepanoidea
  »Family: Drepanidae
   »Subfamily: Thyatirinae
    »Tribe: Endotrichini

Status and ecology:

A resident that is often fairly common and occasionally common at mv light in deciduous woods and on wooded heaths. Only patchily distributed, and very local in numbers. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late february to early April, sometimes from early February and occasionally to early May. Larvae feed on (Silver) Birch. (Pratt, 2011)

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Arun Valley, 03 iii 2017 Photo: Dave Green

Achlya flavicornis (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Distribution map for Achlya flavicornis

(Distribution at 1km scale)

ssp. galbanus |   |   | All records

Historic records: pre 1980 |  1980 - 1989 |  1990 - 1999 |  2000 - 2009 |  2010 on |  All

Phenology chart for Achlya flavicornis

Phenology: Adult | Larva

Forms or subspecies: ssp. galbanus |   |   | All records

Historic records: pre 1980 |  1980 - 1989 |  1990 - 1999 |  2000 - 2009 |  2010 on |  All

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