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Rosy Wave
Scopula emutaria
Cream Wave
Scopula floslactata
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Lesser Cream Wave
Scopula immutata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.025/1692
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 60 (87%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/10/2018127TM18 - Diss
20/08/2018128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
18/08/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
04/08/2018128TF91 - Dereham
25/07/2018128TM09 - Attleborough
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Forewing: 12-13mm.
Season: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Meadowsweet, Common Valarian
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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