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Scallop Shell
Rheumaptera undulata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1789 / 70.121
=Hydria undulata

A fairly common but local resident.

A species of damp woodland, willow scrub and carr.

Overwinters as a pupa while adults come sparingly to light.

Recorded in 65 (46%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-19mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Sallows, Aspen, Billberry
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/20191VC40 - ShropshireSO69
01/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
24/07/20192VC36 - HerefordshireSO36
23/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO53
22/07/2019+VC36 - HerefordshireSO33

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