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Cream Wave
Scopula floslactata

(Haworth, 1809) 1693 / 70.027

Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in England and Wales, more local in Scotland, the larva is polyphagous on trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants, and these include bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), dock (Rumex acetosa); larvae are also reputed to feed on dry fallen leaves. In Dorset, the moth is widespread in woodland but at low density. It is most frequently met with in the heart of deciduous woodland on chalky soil in the north-east of the county where it may readily be flushed out from... Read More

Recorded in 34 (85%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1931.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-16mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Bedstraws, Woodruff, Bush Vetch
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former 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
20/07/201919SY99 Lytchett Matravers
18/07/201919SY79 Puddletown
08/07/201929SY49 Bridport
07/07/201929SY99 Lytchett Matravers
06/06/201919SY99 Lytchett Matravers

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