Latticed Heath

Chiasmia clathrata clathrataPhotoForewing length: 11 – 15mm 

As the name suggests it has a lattice of brown lines on a paler brown or white background. It often settles with its wings half raised like a butterfly. 

Flight Period
May/June and July to September. 

Laval Food plants
Lucerne, trefoils and clovers. 

Most frequently near lucerne crops but also gardens, open land, acid heathland. 

Wiltshire Status
Common locally.