1715 Plain Wave (Idaea straminata)

Singlle-brooded, overwinters as a larva

Recorded size of fully grown larvae - 19 to 21mm

Usual larval stage August to May

Adult forewing - around 13 to 15mm. Flies in July

Larval foodplants : A range of herbaceous plants

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