Geometridae: Larentiinae

1804 (ABH70.134) Barred Rivulet Perizoma bifaciata, (Haworth, 1809)

KR08459

Seghill, Northumberland
Seghill, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Seghill, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Elton
Elton
 Photo © Brian Stone


General Information

Pupates in loose soil for up to five years.

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

Forewing length: 9-11mm.
Foodplant(s): Red Bartsia (Odontites venus), Eyebright (Euphrasia officinalis)
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Chalk downland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 24 (8.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 24 June to 26 August


Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Wrinkled
Colours:
Brown, black, grey
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2