Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Dingy Shell
Euchoeca nebulata

(Scopoli, 1763) 1874 / 70.112
Photo © Andy Nunn,  North Cliffe Wood VC 61

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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 73 (37%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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
10/08/2023163SE30 - Worsbrough / Wombwell
28/07/2023164SE24 - Bramhope / Otley
24/07/2023162SE98 - Wykeham
07/07/2023162NZ80 - Goathland / Grosmont
07/07/2023262SE47 - Dalton
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