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Scalloped Hook-tip
Falcaria lacertinaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Drepanidae: Drepaninae
1645 / 65.001
Photo © Ray Roche,  26/07/2013 - Ingoldisthorpe

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

Recorded in 58 (84%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/06/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
06/06/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
01/06/2021128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
14/05/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
12/05/2021228TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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