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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 56 (76%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/05/2022128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
09/05/2022128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
07/05/2022128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
16/08/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
24/07/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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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
 Immature Adult

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