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Yellow Shell
Camptogramma bilineata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1742 / 70.059
Photo © Dave Emley

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Forewing: 13-16mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Docks and Bedstraws
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

A common species across the region.

Found in a wide range of habitats.

Flies or can be disturbed from rest during the day, comes readily to light.

Recorded in 117 (84%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
15/09/2020136SO33 - Peterchurch & Abbey Dore
14/09/2020137SO85 - Worcester
13/09/2020136SO55 - Bodenham & Pudlestone
13/09/2020136SO52 - Hoarwithy & Llangarron
12/09/2020136SO54 - NE Hereford & Marden
Further info: Camptogramma bilineata
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