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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)


Habitat

Most habitats, but especially damp places.

Foodplant

Cow parsley, burnet-saxifrage and hedge bedstraw.

Lifestage data

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

Photo by MDH, 30th July 2009, Llanfyllin