Wild Florida Photo - Scopula lautaria - Small Frosted Wave Moth

Scopula lautaria Hodges 7149

Small Frosted Wave Moth

Florida native

Lafayette Co. FL 12/10/22
Lafayette Co. FL 12/10/22

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A common moth that can be found throughout much of Florida and the southeastern coastal plain from South Carolina to Texas.
Small frosted waves live up to their name having a wingspan of only 1.1-1.6cm (~1/2 in.). Wings are white with some uneven brownish shading and various blotches.


Scopula lautaria is a member of the Geometridae - Geometrid Moths family.

For more information on this species, visit the following link:
Bugguide.net page for this species

Date record last modified: Mar 15, 2023

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