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70.115 ~ 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)


Moorland and open woodland.


Rowan, birch.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in plant debris. Larva July-September.
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