- Small Fan-footed Wave
name = Small Fan-footed Wave
image size = 200
genus = "Idaea"
species = "I. biselata"
binomial = "Idaea biselata"
binomial_authority = Hufnagel,
1767The Small Fan-footed Wave "(Idaea biselata)" is a Mothof the family Geometridae. It is common throughout Europeincluding the British Isles.
It is a small (
wingspan22-25 mm), easily missed species. The wings are creamy-white with darker bands with a small black discal spot on each wing. It sometimes flies short distances by day but mainly at night when it is attracted to light. The adults are on the wing from June to August ref|flight_season.
#Note|flight_season"The flight season refers to the
British Isles. This may vary in other parts of the range."
Chinery, Michael "Collins Guide to the Insects of Britain and Western Europe" 1986 (Reprinted 1991)
Skinner, Bernard "Colour Identification Guide to Moths of the British Isles" 1984
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