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Waved Umber
Menophra abruptaria (Thunberg, 1792)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1936 / 70.257
Photo © Dave Jones,  23/05/2017 - Stoke Holy Cross

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 18-21mm.
Season: One generation April-June.
Foodplant:   Garden Privet, Lilac and Jasmine.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Distinctive species occurring broadleaved woodland, heathland, scrub, hedgerows and gardens.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/07/2019128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
13/06/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
13/06/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
10/06/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
09/06/2019128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
Further info: Menophra abruptaria
 
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