Geometridae: Ennominae

1909 (ABH70.229) Speckled Yellow Pseudopanthera macularia, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR07620

Bulgaria, June 2006
Bulgaria, June 2006
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Bulgaria, June 2006
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

Pupates underground or in leaf litter.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Flies during the day

Forewing length: 13-15mm.
Foodplant(s): Wood Sage (Teucrium scorodonia), woundworts (Stachys spp.), Yellow Archangel (Lamiastrum galeobdolon)
Flying: One generation, mid May-late June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Open woodland, scrub and grassland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 1956

Recorded date range (Adult): 21 July to 21 July



Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Green, white, yellow
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2