Geometridae : Sterrhinae
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Satin Wave
Idaea subsericeata

(Haworth, 1809) 1709 / 70.009

Norfolk status
Local.
Grassland, heathland.

Plain looking moth with glossy sheen to forewing.

A partial second brood in late August and early September sometimes occurs

Recorded in 45 (61%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
11/09/2023127TG42Eccles
10/09/2023+28TL78Weeting Heath (Gravelpit Wood)
05/09/2023128TF74Holme NNR
04/09/2023227TG04Glandford
28/08/2023127TG04Glandford
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation. June-July. (Aug-Sept)
Foodplant:   Various plants, including Knotgrass, Dandelion, and Chickweed
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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