Geometridae : Ennominae
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Common Heath
Ematurga atomaria

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1952 / 70.275
Photo © Charles Fletcher, 12 Apr 2003,  SE1672 Whin Craggs, Dallowgill, VC64

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Yorkshire Status: Scarce and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Generally very common on heaths and moorland throughout the five vice-counties. Many forms are found of this attractive day-flying species.

2012 (CHF): This species continues to be common on heather moorland and lowland heaths across the county with no recent changes in numbers or distribution.

Recorded in 106 (53%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1880.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

< Grey Birch  |  Bordered White >
Forewing: 12-15mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Heathers, vetches, clovers and trefoils
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/07/2023162SE66 - Strensall
13/07/2023164SD84 - Barnoldswick
10/07/2023162SE89 - Hole of Horcum
07/07/2023162SE65 - York (E)
07/07/2023462SE65 - York (E)
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