Geometridae : Sterrhinae
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Photo © Michael Southall,  Hartlebury Common, 2007

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Dotted Border Wave
Idaea sylvestraria

(Hubner, 1799) 1701 / 70.010

A rare species of the south of England found only on Hartlebury Common in Worcestershire.

A species of open heaths with scattered bushes.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (2%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1897.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Wild Thyme, Dyer's Greenweed and Petty Whin
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
22/05/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO48
22/05/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO48
22/07/20211VC40 - ShropshireSJ51
20/06/20092VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
14/07/20071VC37 - WorcestershireSO87

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