Family: Geometridae Sub-family: Sterrhinae
Small Fan-footed Wave
Wingspan: 15-20mm. The intensity of markings is variable and Idaea biselata f. fimbriolata has a dark-greyish outer cross-band.
Flight time: June-September
Habitat: Gardens, woods, hedges
Larval food plant: Unknown in wild, probably herbaceous plants
Small Fan-footed Wave, Idaea biselata
Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. July 2011