Pete's Walks - Riband Wave

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Photo taken on 27/07/09 at Kensworth, Beds.

This is a common moth that flies throughout Britain between June and August, occasionally with a second brood in the south. There are two forms - Idaea aversata has a broad band across its wings, whereas Idaea aversata f. remutata (shown here) just has two narrow lines.