Species Account

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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: -

Foodplant: -

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19601883188319041880
Year last recorded20142014201420142010
Number of records14425732515911
Number of individuals26535650321111
Unique positions6475123574
Unique locations6072116524
Adult records13825231415110
Immature records12210

For the county, we have a total of 896 records from 304 sites. First recorded in 1880.


65.001 Scalloped Hook-tip 07
© Terry Box, 8 April 2017
65.001 Scalloped Hook-tip 06
© Andy Nunn
65.001 Scalloped Hook-tip 05
© Andy Nunn
65.001 Scalloped Hook-tip 04
© Dave Shenton
65.001 Scalloped Hook-tip 03 larva
© Andy Nunn
65.001 Scalloped Hook-tip 02 larva
© Dave Shenton
65.001 Scalloped Hook-tip 01
© Charles Fletcher, 10 May 2002

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Has appeared over much of Yorkshire since the early 1970s and has now been reported from all five vice-counties.

2012 (CHF): Still uncommon in the north and west of the county but doing fairly well with about 50 records in most years.

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