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1920 ~ Scalloped Hazel ~ Odontopera bidentata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 46-50mm.

Confusion species

Scalloped Oak.

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Woodland, scrub, heathland, hedgerows, parks, gardens and urban areas.


A wide range of woody plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa on the ground amongst the debris. Larva early June-September.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 15th May 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by PRW, 21st May 2012, Commins Coch
Pic shows dark form.