Geometridae : Larentiinae
ABH BF

Photo © Brian Jones,  1/5/2012 Alder Carr, Aldeby

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Balsam Carpet
Xanthorhoe biriviata

(Borkhausen, 1794) 70.050/1721
Norfolk status
Locally uncommon.
Broads. Areas where foodplant occurs.

Flies in late afternoon and evening sunshine, also at night, coming to light.

Recorded in 16 (23%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/06/2015127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
21/05/2015127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
03/05/20151027TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
02/05/2015127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
18/09/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Forewing: 12-14mm.
Season: Two Generations. Apr-Jun. Jul-Sep.
Foodplant:   Orange and Small Balsam
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce
 Immature Adult
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