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Heterogenea asella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Triangle
53.0020 (B&F: 174)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Zygaenoidea
  »Family: Limacodidae
   »Subfamily: Sesiinae
    »Tribe: Grapholitini

Synonym(s):

Heterogenea cruciata (Knoch, 1783)

Status and ecology:

National Status: RDB3

A resident species usually occurring singly at mv light amongst mature oak woodland in the far east and far west of the county, and occasionally fairly common at Beckley and Emsworth. Increasing. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to late July. Larvae feed on small-leaved lime and sweet chestnut. (Pratt, 2011)

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Beckley Wood East Susex, 24 vii 2004 Photo: Keith Alexander

Heterogenea asella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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