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Small Dusty Wave
Idaea seriata (Schrank, 1802)
Geometridae: Sterrhinae
1707 / 70.008
Photo © Peter Hall,  Ballinger Common, Bucks

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Forewing: 9-11mm
Flight: Two Generations. June - July, August -September
Foodplant:   Plant debris
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2

A common resident across the region.

Often found in or near gardens.

Overwinters as a larva. Adults come readily to light and often seen resting on lighted windows.

Recorded in 88 (63%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
10/11/2022139SJ93 - Downs Banks/Stone
27/10/2022137SP18 - Birmingham-Hall Green
26/10/2022137SP18 - Birmingham-Hall Green
07/10/2022137SP06 - Redditch
03/10/2022136SO55 - Bodenham & Pudlestone
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