Essex Biodiversity Project
Bright Wave Moth
Identification & General ecology - This moth is a coastal species but little is known about its ecology. This moth was last recorded at an EWT reserve in 1984 at Colne Point. This is a rare species in Essex and is probably extinct in this county.
Photos can be seen on the Arkive website http://www.arkive.org/bright-wave-moth/idaea-ochrata-cantiata/
Surveying tips - if you think you have seen this moth please contact the Essex Moth Group for verification.