Geometridae : Sterrhinae

Photo © Stephen Youngs,  16/05/2014 - Thompson Water/ Peddars Way

Similar Norfolk Species
Lesser Cream Wave
Scopula immutata
Cream Wave
1693 Scopula floslactata
(Haworth, 1809) 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 51 (74%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/09/2014128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
09/07/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
29/06/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
08/06/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
30/05/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
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Forewing: 13-16mm.
Season: One generation. May-June.
Foodplant:   Bedstraws, Woodruff, Bush Vetch
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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