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Crocallis elinguaria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scalloped Oak
70.2410 (B&F: 1921)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Geometroidea
    »Family: Geometridae
      »Subfamily: Ennominae
        »Tribe: Gonodontini

A resident species, often fairly common, sometimes common and occasionally very common at mv light in a wide range of habitats. Probably generally distributed, but high numbers are local and very irregular. Single brooded, flying mainly from late June to mid September. The larvae feed on honeysuckle, plum, ivy, birch, ground ivy, sloe and bramble. (Pratt 2011)

Crocallis elinguaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Milton Hide, 08 v 2013
Photo: Keith Alexander
Crocallis elinguaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pagham Harbour, vii 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Crocallis elinguaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ripe, 15 vii 2006
Photo: Michael Blencowe
Crocallis elinguaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Warnham LNR, 0
Photo: Sam Bayley
Crocallis elinguaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Battle, 07 vii 2012
Photo: Adrienne Norbury

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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