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Small Rivulet
Perizoma alchemillata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1803 / 70.133
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Rivulet
Perizoma affinitata
Forewing: 9-11mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common hemp-nettle.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB 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 (86%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
25/06/2022127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
24/06/2022128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
23/06/2022127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
19/06/2022127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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