Geometridae : Sterrhinae
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Riband Wave
Idaea aversata
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Plain Wave
Idaea straminata

(Borkhausen, 1794) 70.018

Local across the region in open woodland. Records away from this habitat may be due to confusion with the similar Riband Wave. Care is therefore needed when recording it, and a specimen or good photograph is required.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 35 (45%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Unknown.
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU96
04/08/20222VC22 - BerkshireSU96
02/07/2022+VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP81
22/06/20222VC22 - BerkshireSU96
21/06/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU96

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