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Brown Scallop
Philereme vetulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1791 / 70.118
Photo © Kevin Leighton,  19/07/2013 - Stow Bardolph

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Dark Umber
Philereme transversata
Forewing: 13-16mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Buckthorn.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Once restricted mainly to the Brecks, more widespread in recent years.

Calcareous soils.

Recorded in 39 (57%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
21/07/2019+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
17/07/2019228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
16/07/2019227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
12/07/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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