Erebidae : Scoliopteryginae
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Herald
Scoliopteryx libatrix

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2469 / 72.001

Norfolk status
These attractive moths resemble a shrivelled leaf when resting, and are most commonly encountered during the winter when they can be found hibernating on the ceilings of dark outhouses, porches, cellars and caves. The adults are on the wing from late July to November and again after hibernation from March to June. In the autumn they visit ivy blossom and ripe blackberries, as well as being attracted to light.

Recorded in 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
31/05/2024128TL99Rockland St Peter
23/05/2024128TF41West Walton
11/05/2024127TG20Stoke Holy Cross
10/05/2024127TG42Eccles
10/05/2024128TF92Stibbard
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 19-23mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Nov. (Mar-Jun after hibernation)
Foodplant:   Willows, Aspen and poplars
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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