Idaea aversata - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

GEOMETRIDAE

Sterrhinae

Las Descargues, 17 June 2011
Idaea aversata Adult

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© Robin Howard

Idaea aversata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Riband Wave
L'Impolie

Wingspan: 30-35mm

A plurivoltine species flying from April to October when it is a frequent visitor to light and has been recorded from all the Las Descargues traps and from most other habitats in the immediate vicinity.

The larva is polyphagous feeding on various herbaceous species, grasses and shrubs.

 

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