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The Small Dusty Wave (Idaea seriata) is a species of moth in the Geometri

Idaea seriata ~ Small Dusty Wave

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Description[]

A relatively small geometrid, this species is a cream-white colour, with several dotted cross-lines, as well as a dusting of dots. The cross-lines are more frequent near the outer edge of the wings. The Mullein Wave is very similar, but larger. This species flies in two generations from June to September.

Habitat & Range[]

Found throughout Britain, being more frequent in England than Wales and Scotland. Inhabits a range of habitats, including gardens.

Larvae[]

Larvae feeds on docks, and tends to feed on withered leaves.

Gallery[]

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