Drepanidae : Drepaninae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Male to MV light, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire. July 30th 2005.

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Barred Hook-tip
Watsonalla cultraria
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Oak Hook-tip
Watsonalla binaria

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1646 / 65.002

A common resident throughout the region.

A species of oak woodland but also in parks and gardens where oaks occur.

Comes readily to light and overwinters as a pupa.

Recorded in 107 (76%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1853.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-18mm
Flight: Two Generations. May-June, July - September
Foodplant:   Pedunculate, Sessile and Turkey Oaks
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
20/09/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO84
16/09/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
12/09/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP07
11/09/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
07/09/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO74

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