Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Brown Scallop
Philereme vetulata
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Dentated Pug
Anticollix sparsata

(Treitschke, 1828) 1863 / 70.129

Morley's Final Catalogue: This central European species occurs locally up eastern England only from Hants, through Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambs and York to Cheshire, feeding on Yellow Loosestrife, patchy in Suffolk.

Recent Suffolk Status: Very rare. North-east Suffolk on the edge of the broads only.

Life history: Single-brooded.

Identification: Brown scallop is larger and has an evenly scalloped hindwing margin.

Habitat: Fens and carr woodland.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2003.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/2023125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
12/06/2023225TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
26/06/2020125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
05/07/2019125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
07/07/2017125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
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Forewing: 11-13mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Yellow Loosestrife
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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