Geometridae : Sterrhinae
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Lesser Cream Wave
Scopula immutata
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Cream Wave
Scopula floslactata

(Haworth, 1809) 1693 / 70.027

A fairly common species across the region.

A species of broad-leaved woodland, hedgerows and scrubby grassland.

Overwinters as a larva.

Recorded in 80 (57%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-16mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Bedstraws, Woodruff, Bush Vetch
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
12/07/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
29/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK02
28/06/20191VC40 - ShropshireSO38
15/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
07/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55

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