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Small Dusty Wave
Idaea seriata

(Schrank, 1802) 1707 / 70.008

A common resident across the region.

Often found in or near gardens.

Overwinters as a larva. Adults come readily to light and often seen resting on lighted windows.

Recorded in 88 (63%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 9-11mm
Flight: Two Generations. June - July, August -September
Foodplant:   Plant debris
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
10/11/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ93
27/10/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP18
26/10/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP18
07/10/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
03/10/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO97

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