Geometridae : Sterrhinae
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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 51 (36%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10-12mm
Flight: June - July (August - September)
Foodplant:   Unknown in the wild
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
04/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
30/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
27/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
25/06/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
25/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK01

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