Geometridae : Larentiinae

Photo © Colin Jacobs,  Pensthorpe May 2009

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Garden Carpet
Xanthorhoe fluctuata
Silver-ground Carpet
1727 Xanthorhoe montanata
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.054
Norfolk status
Quite variable, all forms have the distinctive whitish ground colour.
Central band varies considerably.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/07/2014127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
05/07/2014+27TM28 - Harleston
04/07/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
26/06/2014527TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
23/06/2014128TF60 - Downham/Fincham
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: One generation. May-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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