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70.132 ~ 1802 ~ Rivulet ~ Perizoma affinitata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 24-30mm.

Confusion species

Small Rivulet.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Open woodland, hedgerows and light scrub.

Foodplant

The flowers and seeds of red campion.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa underground. Larva July-early September.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 3rd June 2008, Llanfyllin