|1962 ~ Barred Red ~ Hylaea fasciaria|
A fairly common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 32-44mm.
Pine woodland and conifer plantations and other sites that contain conifers.
Mainly Norway spruce & Scots pine. Also found on other species of conifer.
Overwinters as small larva on foodplant. Larva early Sept-late May. Pupates in pine needles on ground.
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Photo by MDH, 27th July 2008, Llanfyllin