Perizoma affinitata

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Perizoma affinitata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Perizoma
Species: P. affinitata
Binomial name
Perizoma affinitata
(Stephens, 1831)[1]
  • Emmelesia affinitata Stephens, 1831
  • Perizoma affinitatum

The Rivulet (Perizoma affinitata) is a species of moth of the Geometridae family. It is found in most of Europe.

Its wingspan is 24–30 mm. There are two generations per year with adults on wing from the beginning of May to September.

The larvae feed on Silene species, including Silene dioica. The larvae can be found from June to September. The species overwinters as a pupa.


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