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Scopula emutaria
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Lesser Cream Wave
Scopula immutata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1692 / 70.025
Norfolk status
Generally widespread.

Often shows central black dots on each wing, strongest on hindwing (sometimes absent on forewing).

Similar Cream Wave is larger, with more pointed forewing, arched near the tip.

Recorded in 64 (86%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/06/2022128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
13/06/2022127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
28/08/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
25/08/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
14/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Forewing: 12-13mm.
Flight: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Meadowsweet, Common Valarian
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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