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Scopula emutaria (Hübner, [1809])

Rosy Wave
70.0280 (B&F: 1691)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Geometroidea
    »Family: Geometridae
      »Subfamily: Sterrhinae
        »Tribe: Scopulini

Nb

A resident that usually occurs singly or sparingly but it is occasionally fairly common to common near coastal reed-beds. Very local, and currently chiefly confined to within a few miles of the seashore. In decline. Sometimes double brooded, flying mainly from the third week of June to early August and sometimes again from mid August to the third week of September. Adults have been seen in every week from early June to the third week of September. The Larval foodplant has not been discovered in the wild, although Dandelion and Knotgrass have been utilised in captivity. (Pratt, 2011)

Scopula emutaria (Hübner, 1809)
Sheppey, 28 v 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Scopula emutaria (Hübner, 1809)
Sheppey, 28 v 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Scopula emutaria (Hübner, 1809)
Bracklesham, 11 vi 2018
Photo: Derek Lee
Scopula emutaria (Hübner, 1809)
Littlehampton, 02 ix 2011
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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