Geometridae : Larentiinae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © MichaelSouthall,  Norchard, Worcs,15/8/2015

Similar West Midlands Species
Aplocera plagiata
Upload a Photo
Lesser Treble-bar
Aplocera efformata

(Guenee, 1857) 1868 / 70.193

An uncommon resident in the south of the region, last recorded in Staffordshire in 1991. More common in the south of the region.

Found in a wide range of habitats.

Overwinters as a larva and adults fly from dusk and come to light.

Note examination of the tip of the male's abdomen needed to separate from Treble-bar. In that species it is more acute.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 40 (29%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1896.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-19mm
Flight: May - June and August - September
Foodplant:   St John's-worts
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
< Treble-bar  |  Streak >
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO76
10/08/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP07
09/08/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP07
09/08/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP07
08/08/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP07

We need your records!
Do you have records of Lesser Treble-bar?
Put your own dot on the map!

Golden Cinnabar Membership

  • Help with running costs of West Midlands Moths
  • View detailed maps
  • List detailed species records
  • 12 month membership

   You can really help...

Copyright © Lepidoptera UK 2021
Click County for Details...

  Immature   Adult
Show Details | 1990 to 2020 | 2000 to 2020 | Graph Key
© 2021 NOLA®; Database using MapMate® Digital Maps © Bartholomew 2010. Design © Jim Wheeler 2021
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy