Geometridae: Sterrhinae

1691 (ABH70.028) Rosy Wave Scopula emutaria, (Hübner, [1809])

KR08072

 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

This species flies from dusk, but seldom travels far and rarely comes to light.

 

Pupates in plant debris on or near the ground.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Forewing length: 11-13mm.
Foodplant(s): Sea-beet (Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima)
Flying: One generation, late June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Habitat

Coastal.

Regional Information

Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in

Similar Species
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Lesser Cream Wave Scopula immutata

Nationally Scarce B

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Brown, black, green
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2