Geometridae : Ennominae
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Common Heath
Ematurga atomaria

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1952 / 70.275

A common resident of moorland and heathland.

Overwinters as a pupa. Adults fly and can be disturbed easily during the day.

Recorded in 70 (50%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 12-15mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Heathers
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
12/07/20221VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
12/07/20221VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
04/07/20221VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
30/06/20222VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
24/06/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ91

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