Geometridae : Larentiinae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Peter W WEbster,  31/07/2021 - Bungay

View all 16 photos >

Immature stages

Upload a Photo
Similar Suffolk Species: None
 
Yellow Shell
Camptogramma bilineata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1742 / 70.059

Morley's Final Catalogue: In profusion in every hedge of the County; often at light.

Recent Suffolk Status: Abundant.

Life history: Single-brooded. Readily disturbed from vegetation during the daytime. Less commonly recorded at light.

Identification: Unmistakeable. Very variable species in extent of yellow and darker shading.

Habitat: A wide variety of habitats including gardens.

Recorded in 57 (98%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

< Many-lined | Common Carpet >

Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/05/2024125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
24/05/2024125TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
23/05/2024125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
18/05/2024126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
08/10/2023126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
Show Details | 1990 to 2023 | 2000 to 2023 | Graph Key
Express Record Yellow Shell
We need your records!
Do you have records of Yellow Shell?
Put your own dot on the map!

Copyright © Lepidoptera UK 2024
   
Click Map for Details

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Cleavers and Bedstraws
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]
     
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024
This site requires necessary cookies to function correctly. We'd also like to set Google analytics cookies that help us make improvements by measuring how you use the site. These will be set only if you accept all cookies. Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this will affect how the website functions. Cookies Policy