73.279 .... B&F 2164
Broad-barred White Hecatera bicolorata (Hufnagel, 1766)
Status .....Although described as being found across much of the UK, Broad-barred White seems to be uncommon in eastern parts of Nottinghamshire and indeed, most county records seem to be from suburban locations. We often record them nectaring at Valerian during the early evening and they do come to MV light. The larva is found on Hawkweeds Hieracium sp and rateful thanks go to Sandra Parkin for supplying the photographs below.
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Photographed at Market Warsop June 2015
 
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Photographed at Market Warsop June 2014
 
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Early stages                            
Full-grown larva. Photographed on Hawkweed Hieracium sp at Bestwood, Nottingham July 2022.
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Broad-barred White
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Lound Moth Group. Phil Lee. Sean Tobin. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Cadman. Dave Morton. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Martin Gray. Andy Adcock.

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Updated August 2021

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