Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Photo © Kevin Leighton,  20/05/2013 - Stow Bardolph

Similar Norfolk Species
Red Twin-spot Carpet
Xanthorhoe spadicearia
Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
1725 Xanthorhoe ferrugata
(Clerck, 1759) 70.052
Norfolk status
Very similar Red Twin-spot Carpet.
Whitish line on the inner edge of the dark central band shows a distinct 'notch' often absent in Red Twin-spot Carpet.
Also tends to be less 'red'.

Recorded in 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/04/2014128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
04/09/2013128TF60 - Downham/Fincham
30/08/2013128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
29/08/2013128TF60 - Downham/Fincham
29/08/2013127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2014
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Forewing: 12-13mm.
Season: Two Generations. May-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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