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Philereme transversata (Hufnagel, 1767)

Subspecies:
     Philereme transversata transversata (Hufnagel, 1767)
     Philereme transversata britannica (Lempke, 1968)

Dark Umber
70.1190 (B&F: 1792)

Synonym(s):
Philereme rhamnata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Geometroidea
    »Family: Geometridae
      »Subfamily: Larentiinae
        »Tribe: Phileremini

A resident species usually occurring sparingly in a range of habitats, although occasionally fairly common along parts of the western Downs. Extremely local and irregular in numbers. Single-brooded flying mainly from early July to early August. Larvae feed on buckthorn. (Pratt, 2011)

Philereme transversata (Hufnagel, 1767)
Devil's Dyke, 25 vi 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Philereme transversata (Hufnagel, 1767)
early instar
Devil's Dyke, 19 v 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Philereme transversata (Hufnagel, 1767)
Devil's Dyke, 24 v 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Philereme transversata (Hufnagel, 1767)
Ashcombe Bottom, Lewes, 10 vii 1987
Photo: Roy Leverton
Philereme transversata (Hufnagel, 1767)
Findon Valley, 26 vii 2011
Photo: Mike Snelling
Philereme transversata (Hufnagel, 1767)
Devils Dyke, 24 v 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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