Geometridae : Sterrhinae

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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 51 (74%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/07/2015128TF91 - Dereham
16/07/2015128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
29/06/2015127TG14 - Sheringham
26/06/2015428TF92 - 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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