Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

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 to the Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet. (see next species)
Tends to be more 'red' than next species.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2013.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/09/2013128TM09 - Attleborough
04/09/2013128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
01/09/2013128TF91 - Dereham
30/08/2013227TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
29/08/2013228TF60 - Downham/Fincham
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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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