Geometridae : Larentiinae
ABH BF

Photo © Geof And Pat Douglas,  27/07/2013 - Off Cross Lane, Brancaster

Similar Norfolk Species
Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
Xanthorhoe ferrugata
 
Red Twin-spot Carpet
1724 Xanthorhoe spadicearia
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.051
Norfolk status
Very similar, but much more common than Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet. (see next species for info)
Tends to be more 'red' than next species.

Red Twin-spot Carpet also has a dark banded form, leading to confusion with Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet. Determination by dissection of the genitalia may be required.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/07/2014428TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
09/07/2014128TF91 - Dereham
09/07/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
08/07/2014128TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
03/07/2014128TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
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Forewing: 12-13mm.
Season: Two Generations. Apr-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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