Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Rivulet
Perizoma affinitata
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Small Rivulet
Perizoma alchemillata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1803 / 70.133

A common resident everywhere.

Inhabits a wide variety of places.

Overwinters as a pupa while adults can be disturbed during the day and then fly from dusk and come to light.

Note Similar to Rivulet but in that species the white cross-band has a single indentation rather than a double one on its inner edge and rarely a fainter cross-line nearer the base.

Recorded in 115 (82%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 9-11mm.
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Common Hemp-nettle
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
24/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
23/08/20195VC40 - ShropshireSO38
23/08/20192VC40 - ShropshireSO38
22/08/20192VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
20/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO66

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