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Pebble Hook-tip
Drepana falcataria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Drepanidae: Drepaninae
1648 / 65.005
Photo © Dave Curtis,  10/08/2020 - Langham

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Dusky Hook-tip
Drepana curvatula
Forewing: 17-21mm.
Flight: Two Generations. Apr-Jun. Jul-Sep.
Foodplant:   Downy Birch, Silver Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
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 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/09/2021128TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
06/09/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
02/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
02/09/2021127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
01/09/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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