The cream wave (Scopula floslactata) is a moth of the Geometridae family. It is found in forest and woodland regions, feeding on grasses and small plants such as dandelion. It is a very common species in western Europe, but the range extends to Korea, Japan and China.
Scopula floslactata is a grayish white moth with a wingspan of about three centimeters. Its wings are fringed and the males have small, feathered antennae.
It has one generation per year, with adults taking flight from late May through early July.
- Scopula floslactata floslactata (Europe to China)
- Scopula floslactata claudata Prout 1913 (Japan, Korea, Russia: Primorye and South
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