Geometridae: Larentiinae

08402 Fern Horisme tersata, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

BF1782 (ABH70.127)

Melnik, 11th May 2014. MV trap. Male.
Melnik, 11th May 2014. MV trap. Male.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Melnik, 11th May 2014. MV trap. Male.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
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Melnik, 11th May 2014. MV trap. Male.
Melnik, 11th May 2014. MV trap. Male.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Melnik, 11th May 2014. MV trap. Female.
Melnik, 11th May 2014. MV trap. Female.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in leaf litter.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light but in small numbers only.
Often disturbed during day

Forewing length: 14-18mm.
Foodplant(s): Traveller's-joy (Clematis vitalba)
Flying: One generation, mid June-mid August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Habitat

Calcareous soil.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.1%) of the 1900 10km squares of Bulgaria.

Last recorded in July 2012

Recorded date range (Adult): 05 July to 05 July



Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Brown, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2