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70.133 ~ 1803 ~ Small Rivulet ~ Perizoma alchemillata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species, generally more common than the Rivulet, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 22-24mm.

Confusion species

Rivulet.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Most habitats.

Foodplant

The flowers and seeds of common hemp-nettle and hedge woundwort.

Lifestage data

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

Photo by MDH, 4th July 2009, Llanfyllin