1876 Small Yellow Wave Hydrelia flammeolaria ABH 70.114

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Family Geometridae » Larentiinae

Wingspan c.14-20 mm.

Flight Period Frequenting woodland and gardens etc, the flight period is dusk onwards during July and August.

Description A small but rather attractive moth, this species occurs most commonly in the south of England, becoming gradually lrss common further north into Scotland.

Foodplant: The larvae feed on field maple (Acer campestris) or, more commonly in the north, alder (Alnus glutinosa).