Geometridae : Larentiinae
ABH BF

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

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Balsam Carpet
1721 Xanthorhoe biriviata
(Borkhausen, 1794) 70.050
Norfolk status
Locally uncommon.
Broads. Areas where foodplant occurs.

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

Recorded in 15 (22%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/07/20141227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
05/07/2014327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
10/05/2014827TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
17/04/20141727TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
27/08/2013127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2014
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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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