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Scalloped Hook-tip
Falcaria lacertinaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Drepanidae: Drepaninae
1645 / 65.001
Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

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Laspeyria flexula
Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: Two Generations. Apr-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Downy Birch, Silver Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Heathland, woodland, scrub.
Wings held in an arch over the back, resembling a dried leaf when at rest.

Recorded in 57 (83%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/08/2019328TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
05/08/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
02/08/2019127TG24 - Cromer
30/07/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
29/07/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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