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Small Rivulet
Perizoma alchemillata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1803 / 70.133
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  27/07/2017 - Norwich, South Croft, Hethersett

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Perizoma affinitata
Forewing: 9-11mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common hemp-nettle.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Widespread in a variety of habitats.

Similar to Rivulet, slightly smaller and usually shows two equal size indentations "dark teeth" on the white cross-band.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/08/2019127TG24 - Cromer
10/08/2019127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
10/08/2019127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
07/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
05/08/2019228TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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