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Plain Wave
Idaea straminata (Borkhausen, 1794)
Geometridae: Sterrhinae
1715 / 70.018
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  15/06/2019 - Cranwich Camp Track

Similar Norfolk Species
Riband Wave
Idaea aversata
Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Dandelion, Knotgrass
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Local.
Closely resembles the remutata form of Riband Wave.


Plain Wave     Riband Wave
ŠJ Wheeler

Recorded in 51 (69%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/08/2021127TG33 - Bacton
21/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
12/08/2021+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
24/07/2021127TG20 - Norwich
21/07/2021127TM18 - Diss
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