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Riband Wave Idaea aversata Wingspan 25-30mm. A rather narrow-winged moth that rests with its wings spread flat. Adult occurs in two colour forms: one has yellowish wings marked with a broad, dark band; the other has yellowish wings marked with three concentric dark lines. Flies June-August. Larva feeds on herbaceous plants such as Dandelion and docks. Widespread and common.
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Riband Wave Idaea aversata Wingspan 25-30mm. A rather narrow-winged moth that rests with its wings spread flat. Adult occurs in two colour forms: one has yellowish wings marked with a broad, dark band; the other has yellowish wings marked with three concentric dark lines. Flies June-August. Larva feeds on herbaceous plants such as Dandelion and docks. Widespread and common.

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Date: 18 Jun 2009
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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