Prev Flights Rec Search
Purple Bar
Cosmorhoe ocellata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1752 / 70.087
Photo © Peter Hall

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Forewing: 13-15mm
Flight: May - July, August - September
Foodplant:   Bedstraws
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

A common resident found across the region.

Found in a wide range of habitats.

Overwinters as full-grown larva. Adults fly from dusk and come to light.

Recorded in 107 (76%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1853.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
06/09/2022140SO28 - Newcastle/Clun Forest
01/09/2022136SO35 - Lyonshall & Pembridge
01/09/2022136SO33 - Peterchurch & Abbey Dore
28/08/2022139SJ95 - Rudyard/Tittesworth
28/08/2022139SJ95 - Rudyard/Tittesworth
Further info: Cosmorhoe ocellata
UK Moths
Mothdissection UK West Midlands Moths (Full)
Back Record Home
iMoths V1.0 HD © Jim Wheeler 2024