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 67 (48%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 12-15mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Heathers
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
01/06/20192VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
01/06/20193VC36 - HerefordshireSO22
19/05/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
13/05/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO36
19/04/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ60

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