Geometridae: Larentiinae

1782 (ABH70.127) Fern Horisme tersata, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR08402

Great Gransden
Great Gransden
 Photo © Martin Davies
Great Gransden
 Photo © Martin Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Great Gransden
Great Gransden
 Photo © Martin Davies


General Information

Pupates in leaf litter.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light but in small numbers only.
Often disturbed during day

Forewing length: 14-18mm.
Foodplant(s): Traveller's-joy (Clematis vitalba)
Flying: One generation, mid June-mid August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Calcareous soil.

Regional Information

Recorded in 22 (8.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 07 June to 27 August



Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Brown, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2