The Moths of Suffolk
1714 Portland Riband Wave, Idaea degeneraria, (Hübner, 1799)

Local Status : Non-Suffolk species

National Status : RDB

Wingspan details : Forewing 13-15mm, Wingspan 26-31mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultRiband Wave, Idaea aversata
Plain Wave, Idaea straminata

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Bilbao, Spain (viii.2004) © N Sherman

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Portland, Dorset (28.vi.2003) © Matthew Deans
On wall by security light - Vina Las Torres, Extremadura, Spain (7.v.2015) © Neil Sherman