The Moths of Suffolk
1694 Smoky Wave, Scopula ternata, (Schrank, 1802)

Local Status : Non-Suffolk species

National Status : Local

Wingspan details : Forewing 12-15mm, Wingspan 20-29mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultLesser Cream Wave, Scopula immutata
Cream Wave, Scopula floslactata

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Found by day - Insh marshes, Inverness-shire (vi.2009) © Neil Sherman

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Tromiebridge Meadow, Inverness-shire (16.vii.2010) © Matthew Deans
Flushed from Heather by day - Meathop Moss, Cumbria (22.vi.2011) © Neil Sherman
Netted by day - Kom mountain, Bulgaria (7.vii.2014) © Neil Sherman