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70.011 ~ 1708 ~ Single-dotted Wave ~ Idaea dimidiata
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C,NW.

Montgomeryshire Status

A common and widespread species.

Wingspan :  M & F, 17-22mm.

Confusion species

Small Fan-footed Wave, Treble Brown-spot
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Most habitats, but especially damp places.


Cow parsley, burnet-saxifrage and hedge bedstraw.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva. Larva August-May. Pupates on the ground in a flimsy cocoon.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 30th July 2009, Llanfyllin