Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Perizoma bifaciata Haworth, 1809
Barred Rivulet

Family: Geometridae
Checklist Number: 70.134

A scarce species found on Barra and the southern end of South Uist. Prefers open areas such as machair or dunes, flying in July and August

The larval foodplant is Red Bartsia Odontites vernus and possibly Eye-bright Euphrasia species

Perizoma bifaciata
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