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

Dark Umber
70.1190 (B&F: 1792)

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

Synonym(s):

Philereme rhamnata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Status and ecology:

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)

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Ashcombe Bottom, Lewes, 10 vii 1987 Photo: Roy Leverton

Philereme transversata (Hufnagel, 1767)

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Distribution map for Philereme transversata

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Phenology chart for Philereme transversata

Phenology: Adult records only

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