Drepanidae : Drepaninae
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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 111 (79%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1853.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-18mm
Flight: Two Generations. May-June, July - September
Foodplant:   Pedunculate, Sessile and Turkey Oaks
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
15/10/20221VC40 - ShropshireSJ22 -
20/09/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO48
19/09/20222VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
19/09/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO58
19/09/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74

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