Geometridae: Larentiinae

08240 Lead Belle Scotopteryx mucronata, (Scopoli, 1763)

BF1733 (ABH70.040)


General Information

Pupates on the food plant.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Forewing length: 15-19mm.
Foodplant(s): Gorse (Ulex europaeus), Broom (Cytisus scoparius), Petty Whin (Genista anglica), Dyer's Greenweed (Genista tinctoria)
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Stara Planina, Serbia, 29th June 2017.
Stara Planina, Serbia, 29th June 2017.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
July Belle Scotopteryx luridata

Larva Type:
Grey, black, green
No. of Proleg Pairs: