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Brown Scallop
Philereme vetulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1791 / 70.118
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Emily's Wood 04/06/11

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Dark Umber
Philereme transversata
Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Buckthorn.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Once restricted mainly to the Brecks, more widespread in recent years.

Calcareous soils.

Recorded in 40 (58%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
16/07/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
13/07/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
10/07/2020327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
06/07/2020+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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