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

GEOMETRIDAE

Sterrhinae

Las Descargues, 20 July 2010
Idaea subsaturata Adult

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© Robin Howard

Idaea subsaturata (Guenée, 1858)

Suffused Wave
Acidalie suffusée

Wingspan: 12-15mm

A Mediterranean, plurivoltine species flying from May to October when it is attracted to light and has been recorded from the Las Descargues traps and those in, or adjacent to upland meadows.

Larva is polyphagous on herbaceous plants.

 

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