Main: (Geometridae / Ennominae)
70.295 [B&F: 1970] Grass Wave (Perconia strigillaria) (Hübner, [1787])

 

Notes: Local on heathland, open woodland, moorland and bogs throughout the British Isles. In Hampshire fairly common on the heaths of the New Forest and in the north-east, but very local elsewhere. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight since 1948. Wingspan 36-41 mm. The most likely confusion species is Common Heath Ematurga atomaria, especially pale forms. Larva feeds on Heather, Bell Heather, Broom and Petty Whin.

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