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Family Geometridae: Geometrinae
Wingspan .24-27 mm.
Flight period June and July dusk onwards around woodlands
Mainly a southern species whicj has a characteristic shape , with chequered fringes, an easy species to identify , but like many of the green moths, colour tends to fade quickly.
Life Cycle Hawthorn (Crataegus), blackthorn (Prunus spinosa) and other trees and bushes are the preferred larval foodplants