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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.
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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
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Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Cleavers and Bedstraws
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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