Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Dingy Shell
Euchoeca nebulata

(Scopoli, 1763) 1874 / 70.112
Photo © Terry Box, 23 Jul 2016,  SE5081Kilburn wood, VC62

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Yorkshire Status: Scarce and local resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: There are several new sites for this very local species but its general distribution has changed very little since 1970.

2012 (CHF): This species remains local in damp areas with alder and is only ever encountered in small numbers. It always rests with its wings closed.

Recorded in 71 (36%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 9-12mm
Flight: May - August
Foodplant:   Alder
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
15/08/2022164SE24 - Bramhope / Otley
14/08/2022165NZ30 - Great Smeaton
14/08/2022164SE27 - Kirkby Malzeard
14/08/2022264SE54 - York (S/W)
12/08/2022264SE54 - York (S/W)
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