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Single-dotted Wave
Idaea dimidiata
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Treble Brown Spot
Idaea trigeminata

(Haworth, 1809) 1711 / 70.012

A fairly common species in the southern half of our region, much less common in mid- to north Staffordshire.

A species of woodland rides and edges.

Overwinters as a larva, adults fly from dusk onward and come to light.

Recorded in 70 (50%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10-11mm
Flight: Two Generations. May - July, July - September
Foodplant:   Unknown in the wild
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
05/10/201912VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
05/10/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO72
27/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
22/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO96
24/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO51

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