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Barred Hook-tip
Watsonalla cultraria
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Oak Hook-tip
Watsonalla binaria

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1646 / 65.002

Norfolk status
One of the smaller members of the group.
Oak heathland, woodland, fens, grassland.

Males fly high around oaks by day, with both sexes easily disturbed from lower branches. Also flies at night.

Recorded in 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
Similar continental species to look out for that feeds on Holm Oak - Spiny Hook-tip Watsonalla uncinula - JW
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
16/09/2023127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
15/09/2023128TL79Mundford
11/09/2023127TG22North Walsham
11/09/2023127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
11/09/2023128TF63Heacham
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Forewing: 13-18mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Jul-Sep.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak Sessile Oak and Turkey Oak
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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