Geometridae: Larentiinae

1790 (ABH70.123) Tissue Triphosa dubitata, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR08428

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Tissue
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.
Both sexes come to light but in small numbers only.

Forewing length: 19-22mm.
Foodplant(s): Purging Buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica), Alder Buckthorn (Frangula alnus)
Flying: One generation, August-October and April-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Woodland, heathland, chalk and limestone areas.

Regional Information

Recorded in 23 (8.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 08 April to 02 October

Similar Species
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Scarce Tissue Hydria cervinalis (=Rheumaptera)

Local
Adult:

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