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Scopula emutaria
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Lesser Cream Wave
Scopula immutata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1692 / 70.025

Norfolk status
Generally widespread.

Often shows central black dots on each wing, strongest on hindwing (sometimes absent on forewing).

Similar Cream Wave is larger, with more pointed forewing, arched near the tip.

Recorded in 64 (86%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
22/05/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
13/08/2023127TG11Costessey
09/08/2023227TG31Bure Marshes NNR
07/08/2023128TL78Weeting Heath (Gravelpit Wood)
06/08/2023127TG11Costessey
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Forewing: 12-13mm.
Flight: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Meadowsweet, Common Valarian
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

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