Geometridae: Ennominae

1958 (ABH70.280) Clouded Silver Lomographa temerata, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR07829

Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Storrington, West Sussex, 29th May 2017. MV trap.
Storrington, West Sussex, 29th May 2017. MV trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in leaf litter.

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

Forewing length: 13-15mm.
Foodplant(s): Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), hawthorns (Crataegus spp.), plums (Prunus spp.), cherries (Prunus spp.), Crab Apple (Malus sylvestris)
Flying: One generation, May-early July
UK Presence: Resident, Possible Immigrant
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland, scrub and hedgerows.

Regional Information

Recorded in 112 (41.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 April to 23 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 24 June to 28 August

Similar Species
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
White-pinion Spotted Lomographa bimaculata


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