1750 Water Carpet Lampropteryx suffumata
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Moths Geometridae » Larentiinae
Wingspan 25-32 mm..
Phenology April - May
Description A spring-flying species, the adults of this moth are on the wing in April and May. A variety of variations or aberrations occur, including a striking form ab. porrittii, found in Yorkshire, but scarce elsewhere.
Habitat It can be found in woodland, grassy areas, chalk downland and scrubland.