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Aspitates ochrearia (Rossi, 1794)
previously: Semiaspilates ochrearia (Rossi, 1794)

Yellow Belle
70.2940 (B&F: 1968)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Geometroidea
  »Family: Geometridae
   »Subfamily: Ennominae
    »Tribe: Aspitatini

Synonym(s):

Aspitates citraria (Hübner, [1826])

Status and ecology:

Resident species completely unknown in much of the region. Where found it is often fairly common and occasionally common on shingle beaches and in a few places on the eastern Downs but generally only encountered singly elsewhere in the west. Double-brooded, the first flying mainly from mid-May to late June with the second more numerous from mid-August to late September. Larvae feed on wild carrot, hawk's-beard and plantain. (Pratt, 2011)

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Caburn Bottom, 19 viii 2014 Photo: Peter Lovett

Semiaspilates ochrearia (Rossi, 1794)

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Distribution map for Semiaspilates ochrearia

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