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Scallop Shell
Rheumaptera undulata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1789 / 70.121
Photo © Ray Roche,  12/07/2013 - Ingoldisthorpe

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Sallows, Aspen, Billberry.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Highly distinctive moth.
Open woodland, heathland, grassland and marshy areas.

Recorded in 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/07/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
10/07/2020227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
30/06/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
26/06/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/06/2020127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
Further info: Rheumaptera undulata
 
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