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Dingy Shears
Fissipunctia ypsillon

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2314 / 73.222
=Apterogenum ypsillon
=Parastichtis ypsillon

Norfolk status
Dull and nondescript species, as suggested by the English name.
Wet woodland, fens, heathland and riverbanks.
Widespread but infrequent.

Note 2024 taxonomic name change.

Recorded in 62 (84%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
21/08/2023127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
01/08/2023127TG02Hindolveston
29/07/2023127TG42Eccles
28/07/2023127TG11Costessey
28/07/2023228TF72Flitcham
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Forewing: 15-19mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Willows, sallows and poplars
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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