Main: (Geometridae / Larentiinae)
70.195 [B&F: 1864] Streak (Chesias legatella) ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Notes: Common on heathland, moorland, open woodland, hedgerows and gardens throughout much of the British Isles, a species of conservation concern under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight relatively common in thickets of broom, but under-recorded on account of the lateness of its season and the fact that it does not come readily to light. Wingspan 35-38 mm. Fairly unmistakable. Larva feeds on Broom, over-wintering as an egg.

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