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Small Scallop
Idaea emarginata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1712 / 70.015

A fairly common resident in the south and east of the region but scarce and declining in the north.

Rather damp places including woodland, fen, rough grassland.

Overwinters as a larva and adults fly from dusk and are attracted to light.

Recorded in 54 (39%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 11-13mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Bedstraws and Field Bindweed
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
05/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
31/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
27/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
26/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55

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