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Scalloped Hook-tip
Falcaria lacertinaria

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1645 / 65.001
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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 110 (55%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1880.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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
09/09/2023162NZ71 - Staithes
24/08/2023162SE47 - Dalton
23/08/2023463SE71 - Crowle
21/08/2023161SE83 - North Cave
21/08/2023261SE83 - North Cave
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