Geometridae : Sterrhinae
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Single-dotted Wave
Idaea dimidiata

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1708 / 70.011
Photo © Terry Box,  SE4571Brafferton, VC62

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Yorkshire Status: Very common and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This species seems to have increased in some areas since the last list (YNU, 1970). Now widely distributed and often frequent especially on lower ground.

2012 (CHF): Still common and widespread across the county. Numbers seem to be stable.

Recorded in 159 (80%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1880.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 9-11mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Cow parsley, Burnet-saxifrage, Hedge bedstraw
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/09/2022162SE47 - Dalton
19/09/2022161TA03 - Beverley (S) / Cottingham
14/09/2022162SE65 - York (E)
13/09/2022163SE31 -  Wakefield (S)
11/09/2022163SK69 - New Rossington / Austerfield
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