Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Horisme tersata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1782 / 70.127

A common resident in the south where its foodplant is more abundant. Rare or absent in the north.

A species of woods, hedges and scrub on limestone.

Overwinters as a pupa, adults come to light.

Verification Grade Comment: Ideally take a photo if away from regular sites.

Recorded in 30 (21%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1867.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-18mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Traveller's-joy
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/20202VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
31/07/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO93
22/07/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
22/07/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO76
21/07/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO51

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