Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Satin Wave
Idaea subsericeata
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Small White Wave
Asthena albulata

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1875 / 70.111

Morley's Final Catalogue: Abundant throughout the County, especially in sylvan places e.g. Bentley, Ipswich, Foxhall, Monks Soham.

Recent Suffolk Status: Local.

Life history: Single-brooded.

Identification: Satin wave is larger and has straighter cross lines.

Habitat: Mainly woodland.

Recorded in 33 (57%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/05/2024125TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich
14/07/2023126TL97 - Hopton/Ixworth
27/06/2023126TL84 - Sudbury/Glemsford
24/06/2023+25TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
22/06/2023125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
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Forewing: 9-11mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Hazel, Hornbeam, birches and wild roses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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