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Small Scallop
Idaea emarginata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1712 / 70.015

Morley's Final Catalogue: Very local, but common in woods, where it abounds, e.g. at Bentley, Hemley and Fritton.

Recent Suffolk Status: Local.

Life history: Single brooded.

Identification: Unmistakeable.

Habitat: Woodland rides, fens, grasslands.

Recorded in 50 (86%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/2023125TM15 - Helmingham/Claydon
19/08/2023+25TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
16/08/2023125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
13/08/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
11/08/2023125TM15 - Helmingham/Claydon
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Forewing: 11-13mm.
Flight: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Bedstraws and Field Bindweed
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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