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1707 ~ Small Dusty Wave ~ Idaea seriata
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C,NE.

Montgomeryshire Status

A rare species for Montgomeryshire, only recorded from a handful of sites from the far east of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 19-21mm.

Confusion species


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Hedgerows, gardens and rough ground.


Withered leaves and other plant debris.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva. Larva September-May and July. Pupates on the ground.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 26th July 2012, Middletown

Photo by JEH, 26th June 2015, Monts.

Photo by SOS, 10th July 2015, Guilsfield