|70.016 ~ 1713 ~ Riband Wave ~ Idaea aversata|
A common species found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 30-35mm.
Plain Wave, Portland Riband Wave.
Many low growing herbaceous plants.
Overwinters as a small larva. Larva July-May. Pupates in a cocoon in the leaf litter.
Photo by MDH, 26th July 2008, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 15th July 2008, Llanfyllin
Pic shows form remutata - trapped far more frequently at Llanfyllin than the typical form shown left
Photo by PRW, 28th June 2010, Commins Coch
Photo by PRW, 20th June 2012, Commins Coch
Pic shows an unusual dark speckled form