Geometridae : Sterrhinae

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Similar Norfolk Species
Plain Wave
Idaea straminata
Riband Wave
1713 Idaea aversata
(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.016
Norfolk status
Two distinct forms occur of this species, roughly equal in numbers. One has a dark band across all four wings, where as the other f. remutata, only has narrow cross-lines.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/10/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
03/10/2014128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
03/10/2014128TF91 - Dereham
03/10/2014127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
03/10/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Season: One generation. June-Aug. (Sept-Oct)
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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