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Riband Wave
Idaea aversata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Sterrhinae
1713 / 70.016
Photo © Angela Arkell,  29/06/2013 - mousehold

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Plain Wave
Idaea straminata
Forewing: 14-16mm.
Season: One generation. June-Aug. (Sept-Oct)
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/09/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
09/09/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/09/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
01/09/2019127TG24 - Cromer
31/08/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
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