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Satin Wave
Idaea subsericeata (Haworth, 1809)
Geometridae: Sterrhinae
1709 / 70.009
Photo © Tristan Bantock

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Small White Wave
Asthena albulata
Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation. June-July. (Aug-Sept)
Foodplant:   Unknown.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Grassland, heathland.

Plain looking moth with glossy sheen to forewing.

Recorded in 38 (55%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/06/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
15/08/2020328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
12/08/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
12/08/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
12/08/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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