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Scalloped Hazel
Odontopera bidentata
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Scalloped Oak
Crocallis elinguaria

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1921 / 70.241

Morley's Final Catalogue: Both quite frequent from Bentley Woods to Gorleston, occuring occasionally at Monks Soham light in summer.

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Single-brooded. Larvae have been found in the spring on various shrubs and trees in Suffolk including Broom.

Identification: Scalloped hazel normally flies earlier in the year and is more brownish in colour.

Habitat: Woodlands, scrub areas, hedgerows, gardens.

Recorded in 55 (95%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/07/2024125TM14 - Ipswich
03/07/2024125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
03/07/2024125TM14 - Ipswich
02/07/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
02/07/2024126TL97 - Hopton/Ixworth
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Forewing: 18-22mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved woody plants Hawthorn, Blackthorn etc
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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