Petite Wave Scopula minorata
Petite Wave Scopula minorata
Adult • Halifax, W. Yorkshire • © Charlie Streets

70.0281 BF1691a
Petite Wave Scopula minorata

(Boisduval, 1833)


The specimen shown was found barely alive in a cabbage imported from Spain by Charlie Streets, on 15 February 2013. It is the first record of this species for Britain.

The species occurs in southern Europe and Africa through to Asia.

(Note: I have assumed Bradley and Fletcher number 1691a)

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