70.114 Hydrelia flammeolaria (Small Yellow Wave) 1876
fw: 9-11mm; May-Jul; field maple (Acer campestre), sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus), alder (Alnus glutinosa); common in most of England and Wales, more local in N.England and Scotland.
ID: Straw yellow with irregular cross-lines; small central black spot. Somewhat similar to Euchoeca nebulata (Dingy Shell), which rests with its wings closed and has chequered fringes.
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