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Sabra harpagula (Esper, 1786)

Scarce Hook-tip
65.0060 (B&F: 1650)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Drepanoidea
  »Family: Drepanidae
   »Subfamily: Drepaninae
    »Tribe: Endotrichini

Synonym(s):

Sabra sicula sensu Barrett, 1896 nec ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Cilix spinula ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Status and ecology:

National Status: RDB3

As a British species confined to wooded areas of the Wye Valley in Monmouthshire and Gloucestershire, where larvae feed on small-leaved lime. The lone Sussex record concerns a single specimen taken at mv light on sea-side shingle near the north-eastern end of Morlais Ridge at Winchelsea Beach near Rye by D. C. G. Brown on 26th August 2000.The moth was accompanied by a range of continental immigrants. (Pratt, 2011)

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