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Scalloped Hook-tip
Falcaria lacertinaria

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1645 / 65.001
Photo © Charles Fletcher, 10 May 2002,  SE2976 High Batts NR, VC65

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Yorkshire Status: Scarce and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Has appeared over much of Yorkshire since the early 1970s and has now been reported from all five vice-counties.

2012 (CHF): Still uncommon in the north and west of the county but doing fairly well with about 50 records in most years.

Recorded in 106 (53%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1880.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 14-18mm
Flight: Two generations. May - June, July - August
Foodplant:   Downy Birch, Silver Birch
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/08/2022162NZ71 - Staithes
17/08/2022163SK69 - New Rossington / Austerfield
14/08/2022162NZ80 - Goathland / Grosmont
14/08/2022162SE66 - Strensall
14/08/2022362SE68 - Helmsley
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