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Philereme vetulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Brown Scallop
70.1180 (B&F: 1791)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Geometroidea
    »Family: Geometridae
      »Subfamily: Larentiinae
        »Tribe: Phileremini

A resident species usually occurring singly or sparingly throughout the county, occasionally fairly common in sheltered parts of the western Downs. In danger of extinction in East Sussex. Single-brooded, flying mainly throughout July. Larvae feed on buckthorn. (Pratt, 2011)

Philereme vetulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Devil's Dyke, 24 v 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Philereme vetulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Devil's Dyke, 19 v 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Philereme vetulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Ashcombe Bottom, Lewes, 08 vii 1988
Photo: Roy Leverton
Philereme vetulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Findon Vallet, 12 vii 2011
Photo: Mike Snelling
Philereme vetulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Devils Dyke, 24 v 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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