Geometridae : Sterrhinae
ABH BF

Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Foxley wood 13/5/08

Similar Norfolk Species
Lesser Cream Wave
Scopula immutata
 
Cream Wave
Scopula floslactata

(Haworth, 1809) 70.027/1693
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 52 (75%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2016127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
21/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/07/2016128TL59 - Welney
22/06/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
12/06/2016128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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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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