Geometridae : Larentiinae

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Silver-ground Carpet
Xanthorhoe montanata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.054/1727
Norfolk status
Quite variable, all forms have the distinctive whitish ground colour.
Central band varies considerably.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/05/2016127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
23/05/2016227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
21/05/2016128TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
21/05/2016127TM18 - Diss
16/05/2016127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: One generation. May-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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