home > county list > macro moths > (57 of 544)
Go UpPausePlay Species Slideshow
70.006 ~ 1705 ~ Dwarf Cream Wave  ~ Idaea fuscovenosa
UK Status

Local in England as far as Northumberland and in Wales.

Montgomeryshire Status

Resident. First recorded at Carreghofa, near Llanymynech in the north-east of the county in 2020.

Wingspan :   M & F, 9-11mm.

Confusion species


Dotted Border Wave, Silky Wave, Isle of Wight Wave and Small Fan-footed Wave.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found, especially in areas of limestone.

Foodplant

Various low-lying plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva August to May. Pupation site unknown.
map
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by CSB, 10th July 2020, Carreghofa