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Scalloped Hook-tip
Falcaria lacertinaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Drepanidae: Drepaninae
1645 / 65.001
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  May 12th, Sandringham

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Beautiful Hook-tip
Laspeyria flexula
Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: Two Generations. Apr-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Downy Birch, Silver Birch.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Status
Heathland, woodland, scrub.
Wings held in an arch over the back, resembling a dried leaf when at rest.

Recorded in 58 (78%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
20/05/2024127TG11Horsford
09/05/2024+28TL78Weeting (Emily's Wood)
07/05/2024128TF63Snettisham
05/05/2024128TF83North Creake
04/05/2024228TF62Sandringham
26/04/2024128TG03Swanton Novers (Gt Wood)
31/08/2023127TG33Ridlington
15/08/2023127TG14Sheringham / Beeston
12/08/2023227TG42Hickling / Stubb Mill
11/08/2023128TF63Heacham
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