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70.284 ~ 1962 ~ Barred Red ~ Hylaea fasciaria
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-44mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Pine woodland and conifer plantations and other sites that contain conifers.


Mainly Norway spruce & Scots pine. Also found on other species of conifer.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as small larva on foodplant. Larva early Sept-late May. Pupates in pine needles on ground.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 27th July 2008, Llanfyllin