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Asthena albulata (Hufnagel, 1767)

Small White Wave
70.1110 (B&F: 1875)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Geometroidea
  »Family: Geometridae
   »Subfamily: Larentiinae
    »Tribe: Asthenini

Synonym(s):

Asthena candidata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Status and ecology:

A species which can be seen fairly commonly or commonly at dusk flying along woodland rides, and also in small numbers at mv light. It is a widespread species, but has become scarce in some northern areas. Double-brooded in two overlapping emergences, this moth can be seen on the wing usually from late April until early September. Larvae feed on silver birch, hazel, rose and hornbeam. (Pratt, 2011)

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Rewell Wood, 30 iv 2013 Photo: Colin Knight

Asthena albulata (Hufnagel, 1767)

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