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Hydria undulata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scallop Shell
70.1210 (B&F: 1789)
Previously:Rheumaptera undulata (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

A resident species usually occurring singly at mv light in a wide range of habitats, although preferring deciduous woods and heathland. Single-brooded flying from mid June to the second week of August. Larvae feed on aspen and sallow, including goat willow. (Pratt, 2011)

Rheumaptera undulata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bracklesham, 14 vii 2017
Photo: Derek Lee
Rheumaptera undulata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lindfield, 15 vii 2008
Photo: Bob Foreman
Rheumaptera undulata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bracklesham, 28 vi 2013
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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