Geometridae : Ennominae
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Photo © Martin Cade,  Portland Bird Observatory - 11 May 2008 female

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Dorset Cream Wave
Stegania trimaculata

(Villers, 1789) 1888a / 70.210

Davey, P., 2009: A south-European species which became established in the Brussels area around 1984, and has subsequently spread out towards the north of Belgium. The moth has been noted on three occasions in Britain, the larva feeds on poplar (Populus spp.) The first individual was trapped in Dorset by B Withers at Wareham on 13 June 1978. A second Dorset example was trapped on Portland, 11 May 2008 (M Cade). The weather was characterised by east or north-easterly airflows from Germany and the... Read More

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Recorded in 2 (5%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1978.
Last Recorded in 2008.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Poplar
GB Status: Immigrant
Former Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
12/05/200819SY67 Portland / Weymouth
14/06/197819SY98 Wareham

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