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Grass Rivulet
Perizoma albulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1807 / 70.137
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Similar Species: None
Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Yellow-rattle
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Status
Widespread, local.

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 (66%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
28/07/2023127TG21Norwich (Catton)
25/07/2023128TF74Holme NNR
17/07/2023128TF62Knights Hill / Roydon Common
19/06/2023227TG11Costessey
18/06/2023127TG11Costessey
18/06/2023128TL99Thompson Water
17/06/2023127TG11Costessey
12/06/2023127TG11Costessey
11/06/2023+27TG10Swardeston
11/06/2023127TG13Hempstead
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