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Dog's Tooth
Lacanobia suasa
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Dingy Shears
Apterogenum ypsillon

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2314 / 73.222
=Parastichtis ypsillon

Morley's Final Catalogue: Apparently much rarer than formerly. Locally common about Playford, Needham, Stowmarket, Aldeburgh, Leiston and Beccles, ante 1890. A solitary specimen on sugar by the Gipping at Ipswich on 26 July 1895 (Baylis). Not rare at Hemley during 1910-29 (Wlr). I have never seen it in Suffolk (Mly).

Recent Suffolk Status: Local.

Life history: Single-brooded.

Identification: The similar Dog's tooth has an obvious jagged outer white line.

Habitat: Carr woodland, marshes, river valleys.

Recorded in 44 (76%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1895.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/07/2023225TM59 - Lowestoft
14/07/2023126TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell
13/07/2023126TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell
09/07/2023126TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell
09/07/2023125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
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Forewing: 15-19mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Willows, sallows and poplars
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
     
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024
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