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Petrophora chlorosata (Scopoli, 1763)

Brown Silver-line
70.2220 (B&F: 1902)

Synonym(s):
Petrophora petraria (Hübner, [1799])


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Geometroidea
    »Family: Geometridae
      »Subfamily: Ennominae
        »Tribe: Lithinini

A resident species, common and occasionally very common at mv light among inland woods and heaths, but scarce along the coast. Generally distributed in large areas, but local in high numbers. A single brooded species flying from early May to early July. The larvae feed on bracken. (Pratt 2011)

Petrophora chlorosata (Scopoli, 1763)
Steyning, 19 vi 2015
Photo: Olly Ellis
Petrophora chlorosata (Scopoli, 1763)
Bexhill-on-Sea, 25 v 2018
Photo: Derek Crawley
Petrophora chlorosata (Scopoli, 1763)
Battle, 29 v 2018
Photo: Adrienne Norbury
Petrophora chlorosata (Scopoli, 1763)
Park Corner Heath, 24 vi 2006
Photo: Adrian Thomas
Petrophora chlorosata (Scopoli, 1763)
St. Leonards Forest, 24 iv 2011
Photo: Robin Bassett
Petrophora chlorosata (Scopoli, 1763)
West Heath Common, 11 v 2008
Photo: Richard Symonds

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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