home > county list > macro moths > (181 of 531)
Go UpPausePlay Species Slideshow
1873 ~ Welsh Wave ~ Venusia cambrica
UK Status

Resident. Local W,N.

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly uncommon species that is restricted to the western side of the county, it is only ever recorded in low numbers.

Wingspan :  M & F, 28-31mm.

Confusion species

Waved Carpet.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Moorland and open woodland.

Foodplant

Rowan, birch.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in plant debris. Larva July-September.
map
Click map for larger image

Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 7th July 2006, Commins Coch

Photo by MDH, 10th July 2010, Lake Vyrnwy

Photo by JM, July 2010, Lake Vyrnwy