Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Small Rivulet
Perizoma alchemillata
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Perizoma affinitata

(Stephens, 1831) 1802 / 70.132

Morley's Final Catalogue: By no means uncommon everywhere in thickets from Bentley Woods to Fritton; no specific records from the west.

Recent Suffolk Status: Locally common in the Brecks and along the coast as well as woodland in other areas.

Life history: Double-brooded.

Identification: Small rivulet is noticeably smaller and has 2 equal sized small indentations on the inner edge of the white cross band.

Habitat: Woodlands, hedgerows, scrub areas.

Recorded in 39 (67%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/05/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
22/05/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
18/05/2024125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
05/05/2024125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
04/05/2024125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
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Forewing: 12-15mm.
Flight: Two generations May-July. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Red Campion
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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