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Pebble Hook-tip
Drepana falcataria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Drepanidae: Drepaninae
1648 / 65.005
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  23/07/2016 - Langmere, East Wretham Heath NWT

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Dusky Hook-tip
Drepana curvatula
Forewing: 17-21mm.
Flight: Two Generations. Apr-Jun. Jul-Sep.
Foodplant:   Downy Birch, Silver Birch.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Commonest of the 'hook-tips', found in areas where Silver Birch grows.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 10 Records
15/07/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
02/07/2024127TG14Kelling Heath
29/06/2024+27TG32Barton Turf
26/06/2024127TG14Sheringham Park
22/06/2024127TG23North Walsham
19/06/2024128TF62Dersingham Bog
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