Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Small Waved Umber
Horisme vitalbata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1781 / 70.126
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Yorkshire Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Beaumont, 2002: VC63. Potteric Carr, 24.8.1996 (RIH). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Current status (CHF, 2011): A single record from Potteric Carr in 1996. The southern populations seem healthy, and this moth might still occur very thinly in the south of VC63 feeding on Traveller's Joy Clematis vitalba.

Recorded in 2 (1%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1996.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

< Slender-striped Rufous  |  Fern >
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: May - June, August
Foodplant:   Traveller's-joy
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2019161TA03 - Beverley (S) / Cottingham
24/08/1996163SK59 - Maltby
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