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Scalloped Hook-tip
Falcaria lacertinaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Drepanidae: Drepaninae
1645 / 65.001
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Aug 2007

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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 57 (83%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/09/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
11/08/2020227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
10/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
09/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
08/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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