Geometridae : Larentiinae
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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 117 (84%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 9-11mm.
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Common Hemp-nettle
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
03/09/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
26/08/20222VC40 - ShropshireSO38
26/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
26/08/20222VC40 - ShropshireSO38
26/08/20225VC40 - ShropshireSO38

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