Geometridae: Larentiinae

1741 (ABH70.058) Many-lined Costaconvexa polygrammata, (Borkhausen, 1794)

KR08287

ex Norfolk, 2006
ex Norfolk, 2006
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
ex Norfolk, 2006
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
ex Norfolk, 2006
ex Norfolk, 2006
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Eaton Ford
Eaton Ford
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

General Information

This species has dull straw-coloured forewings crossed with fine lines.

 

 

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Flies during the day

Forewing length: 11-12mm.
Foodplant(s): bedstraws (Galium spp.)
Flying: One/two generations, April-June and July-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Extinct

Habitat

Fens and meadows.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Similar Species
Female, Carmarthenshire
Female, Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
Oblique Striped Phibalapteryx virgata
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Oblique Carpet Orthonama vittata

Extinct
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Brown, red, yellow, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2