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Perizoma flavofasciata (Thunberg, 1792)

Sandy Carpet
70.1380 (B&F: 1808)

Synonym(s):
Perizoma decolorata (Hübner, [1799])


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

A resident species usually occurring singly or sparingly at mv light. Widespread, but very local and irregular in numbers. Single-brooded flying from early May to late July. Larvae feed on red and white lychnis (campion) (Pratt, 2011)

Perizoma flavofasciata (Thunberg, 1792)
Friston Forest, 25 vi 2008
Photo: Michael Blencowe
Perizoma flavofasciata (Thunberg, 1792)
Pagham Harbour, v 2007
Photo: Ivan Lang
Perizoma flavofasciata (Thunberg, 1792)
Findon Valley, Worthing, 23 v 2014
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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