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Scalloped Hook-tip Falcaria lacertinaria Length 20mm. A distinctive moth that, at rest, holds its wings in a tent-like manner and looks like a dead leaf. Adult has wings with scalloped edges and dark veins; wings are reddish grey in male, yellow-brown in female. Double-brooded: flies May-June and again in August. Larva feeds on birch leaves. STATUS Widespread and fairly common throughout much of Britain.
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