Geometridae : Sterrhinae
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Small Scallop
Idaea emarginata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1712 / 70.015
Photo © Samantha Batty,  08/07/19, Austerfield, VC63

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Yorkshire Status: Rare and very local resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A very local species preferring fenland, damp woodland and marshy places. Only recorded from Strensall Common (VC62) for many years, it has now also been recorded from Allerthorpe Common and Everingham (VC61).

2012 (CHF): This species remains very local in the county with four populations: Strensall, Allerthorpe area, Spurn, and the extreme south-east of VC63, though there have been few records from Strensall and Allerthorpe recently.

Recorded in 13 (7%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1880.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 11-13mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Bedstraws and Field Bindweed
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/07/2022+63SE60 - Hatfield
11/07/2022163SK69 - New Rossington / Austerfield
08/07/2022162SE65 - York (E)
03/07/2022+63SE60 - Hatfield
24/09/2021162SE65 - York (E)
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