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Scalloped Hook-tip
Falcaria lacertinaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Drepanidae: Drepaninae
1645 / 65.001
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Dersingham Bog 15/7/11, Female

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Beautiful Hook-tip
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 58 (78%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/09/2021228TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
29/08/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
28/08/2021128TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
20/08/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
16/08/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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