Sign In >>

Species search:

Quick finder:

CURRENT MOON

Partners

Butterfly Conservation - Sussex Branch Butterfly Conservation Sussex Biodiversity Records Centre Sussex Wildlife Trust

Geometridae

1945 Brussels Lace, Cleorodes lichenaria (Hufnagel, 1767)

Status and ecology:

A resident and suspected immigrant. In East Sussex the moth is often fairly common at Friston Forest but only occurs singly or sparingly elsewhere, and is currently chiefly confined to between Isfield, Peacehaven and Eastbourne; in danger of extinction in West Sussex. Extremely local if more than singletons are to be seen. Generally single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to early August, occasionally to mid August. Two adults also came to light on September 20th 2009 in Chamberlaines Road at Ringmer, these probably being representatives of an occasional partial second emergence. Larvae feed on unspecified species of "lichens growing on trees and old palings". (Pratt, 2011)

Sign In or Register to edit status information.

Add photo?

Findon Valley, 06 vi 2016 Photo: Mike Snelling

Cleorodes lichenaria (Hufnagel, 1767)

PreviousNext

Distribution map for Cleorodes lichenaria

(Distribution at 1km scale)

 |   | All records

Historic records: pre 1980 |  1980 - 1989 |  1990 - 1999 |  2000 - 2009 |  2010 on |  All

Phenology chart for Cleorodes lichenaria

Phenology: Adult records only

Forms or subspecies:  |   | All records

Historic records: pre 1980 |  1980 - 1989 |  1990 - 1999 |  2000 - 2009 |  2010 on |  All

Compare species data

A maximum of five species may be selected. The data for each species can be then viewed on the same page. Tick the box below to select this species.

- Select this species for comparison.

Species to compare:
None selected.

Copyright The Sussex Moth Group © 2017

Privacy and Copyright Statement

Home | Latest News | Events | Species Data | Sign In | Upload Images | Contact Us | Links

valid HTML5