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Small Fan-footed Wave
Idaea biselata
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Dwarf Cream Wave
Idaea fuscovenosa

(Goeze, 1781) 1705 / 70.006

A species of the south and east of England so rather uncommon across our region.

A species of hedgerows, scrubby grasslands, mature gardens etc.

Note care needed to separate from the common Small Fan-footed Wave Idaea biselata.

Verification Grade Comment: Ideally take a photo.

Recorded in 38 (27%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1859.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 9-11m
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Not known in the wild
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
01/08/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
31/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
28/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
28/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
25/07/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSO74

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