Geometridae: Ennominae

1957 (ABH70.279) White-pinion Spotted Lomographa bimaculata, (Fabricius, 1775)

KR07828

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
White-pinion Spotted
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Coed y Llechau Llanbedr
Coed y Llechau Llanbedr
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Coed y Llechau Llanbedr
Coed y Llechau Llanbedr
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in leaf litter or loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.
Often disturbed during day

Forewing length: 13-14mm.
Foodplant(s): Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), hawthorns (Crataegus spp.), Rosaceae (Rosaceae spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-early July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland, scrub and hedgerows.

Regional Information

Recorded in 46 (17%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 29 April to 14 August

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Clouded Silver Lomographa temerata


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