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Common Wave
Cabera exanthemata (Scopoli, 1763)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1956 / 70.278
Photo © Dave Jones,  11/06/2015 - Stoke Holy Cross

Similar Norfolk Species
Common White Wave
Cabera pusaria
Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: Two generations May-July. July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Goat Willow, Grey Willow, sallows and poplars.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Many habitats inc damp woodland and marshes.
Sprinkling of brown and cross-lines more curved than Common White Wave.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/09/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
11/09/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
08/09/2021227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/09/2021128TF91 - Dereham
06/09/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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