Geometridae : Sterrhinae
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Lesser Cream Wave
Scopula immutata
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Cream Wave
Scopula floslactata

(Haworth, 1809) 1693 / 70.027

Norfolk status
Deciduous woodland species, widespread and can be locally common.

Can show central black dots, but small on hindwing, and usually absent on forewing.

Similar Lesser Cream Wave is smaller, with less pointed, rounded wings, showing central dots.

Recorded in 58 (78%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
21/06/2024128TL79Cranwich
03/06/2024128TF51Walpole Highway
29/05/2024127TG13Little Barningham
19/05/2024127TG14West Runton
18/05/2024127TG12Brandiston
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Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: One generation. May-June.
Foodplant:   Bedstraws, Woodruff, Bush Vetch
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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