Geometridae: Ennominae

1896 (ABH70.217) Rannoch Looper Itame brunneata, (Thunberg, 1784)

KR07567

Littless Wood, Grafham
Littless Wood, Grafham
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Littless Wood, Grafham
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Both sexes come to light.
Flies during the day

Forewing length: 25-30mm
Foodplant(s): Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), Cowberry (Vaccinium vitus-idaea)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce A

Habitat

Mature pine and birch woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2011

Recorded date range (Adult): 13 June to 13 June


Nationally Scarce A

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