Geometridae : Ennominae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  New Forest, Hampshire. June 9th 2004.

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Grass Wave
Perconia strigillaria

(Hübner, 1787) 1970 / 70.295

A local and uncommon species.

Found in moorland and bogs.

Overwinters as a small larva. Adults readily disturbed during the day and later are attracted to light.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 21 (15%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-20mm.
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   heathers and broom
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/20193VC39 - StaffordshireSK02
29/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK02
29/06/20192VC39 - StaffordshireSK02
23/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK12
17/06/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ43

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