Geometridae : Sterrhinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Halesowen, VC37. 2005. (G.Sturman.)

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Riband Wave
Idaea aversata
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Portland Ribbon Wave
Idaea degeneraria

(Hubner, 1799) 1714 / 70.017

A rare immigrant with one record from Halesowen.

Note resembles the dark banded form of Riband Wave Idaea aversata buit in that species the band is between the 2nd and 3rd cross-lines. In this species it is between 1st and 2nd cross-line.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2005.
Last Recorded in 2005.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-15mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Open grassy places on limestone
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
Former Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
17/06/20051VC37 - WorcestershireSO98

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