Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Barred Rivulet
Perizoma bifaciata

(Haworth, 1809) 1804 / 70.134

An uncommon and local resident; rare in the north.

A species of calcareous places with short turf but also on reclaimed and derelict or brownfield sites.

Overwinters as a pupa, sometimes for up to 5 years. Adults fly at dusk and come sparingly to light.

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

Recorded in 39 (28%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 9-11mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Red Bartsia
Nat Status: Local
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
23/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO53
03/08/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
01/08/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
27/07/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
27/07/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO51

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