Hylaea fasciaria

Irish status: Widespread

Barred Red - The wingspan of this moth is 28-40 mm. Quite widespread in Ireland. The larvae will feed on Spruce and Pine. It fly's from April to August in two generations and is attracted to light. There is also a green form of this moth. These photographed in Co. Leitrim flying in early July.

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