Geometridae : Sterrhinae
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Photo © Mike Southall,  Norchard, Worcs 18/6/2016

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Dotted Border Wave
Idaea sylvestraria
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Satin Wave
Idaea subsericeata

(Haworth, 1809) 1709 / 70.009

A scarce to common species across our region.

A species of woodland, scrub, rough grassland, heathland.

Overwinters as a larva, adults come to light.

Verification Grade Comment: Ideally take a photo.

Recorded in 59 (42%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10-12mm
Flight: June - July (August - September)
Foodplant:   Unknown in the wild
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
22/06/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSK04
21/06/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO49
20/06/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO49
18/06/20224VC40 - ShropshireSO49
18/06/20223VC36 - HerefordshireSO74

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