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Pebble Hook-tip
Drepana falcataria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Drepanidae: Drepaninae
1648 / 65.005
Photo © Lynnette Nicholson,  29/07/2019 - Paston

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Dusky Hook-tip
Drepana curvatula
Forewing: 17-21mm.
Flight: Two Generations. Apr-Jun. Jul-Sep.
Foodplant:   Downy Birch, Silver Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Commonest of the 'hook-tips', found in areas where Silver Birch grows.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/05/2021127TM19 - Flordon/Long Stratton
09/11/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
23/08/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
22/08/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
21/08/2020227TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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