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Scalloped Hook-tip
Falcaria lacertinaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Drepanidae: Drepaninae
1645 / 65.001
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Beautiful Hook-tip
Laspeyria flexula
Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: Two Generations. Apr-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Downy Birch, Silver Birch.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB 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 58 (78%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/06/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
09/06/2022227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
31/05/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
09/05/2022127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
09/05/2022128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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