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Grass Rivulet
Perizoma albulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1807 / 70.137
Photo © Peter Tilley

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Yellow-rattle
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Uncommon.
Chalky soils open dry grassy areas and coastal shingle-banks.

Flies by day, especially towards dusk, sometimes in large numbers, and comes to light.

Recorded in 49 (71%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/06/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
17/06/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/06/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/06/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
15/06/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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