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70.023 ~ 1689 ~ Mullein Wave ~ Scopula marginepunctata
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C(N).

Montgomeryshire Status

Found locally from just a few sites in the far west of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 25-28mm.

Confusion species

Weaver's Wave.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Mainly on or near the coast especially coastal grassland and saltmarshes.


Herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva. Larva July and September-May. Pupates in loose soil.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 10th July 2007, Commins Coch

Photo by PB, 1st June 2010, Morben Isaf