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Grass Rivulet
Perizoma albulata ([Denis & Schifferm?ller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1807 / 70.137
Photo © Graham Feathestone,  Fen Bog NR, VC62

Similar Yorkshire 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

Yorkshire Status: Scarce and local resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Still fairly widely recorded despite the decline of its food plant, yellow rattle.

2012 (CHF): This species remains local with small numbers reported from areas with yellow rattle. Most records are from coastal areas.

Recorded in 70 (35%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/2023161SE63 - Selby
28/07/2023162SE89 - Hole of Horcum
01/07/2023162NZ80 - Goathland / Grosmont
24/06/2023161TA41 - Kilnsea / Spurn Head
23/06/2023162NZ80 - Goathland / Grosmont
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