Idaea inquinata

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Idaea inquinata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Idaea
Species: I. inquinata
Binomial name
Idaea inquinata
(Scopoli, 1763)

The Rusty Wave (Idaea inquinata) is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in Europe.

The species has a wingspan of 16–19 mm. The length of the forewings is 8–10 mm. The adults fly at night from June to July [1] in Britain. The species is a rare and introduced species in England and The Netherlands and probably came to these countries with imported dried flowers and herbs

  1. ^ The flight season refers to the British Isles. This may vary in other parts of the range.

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