Norfolk status Woodland margins, chalky downland and grassland.
Very similar to Common Carpet alternata. Comparatively larger in size, on average 20% bigger than alternata (not easy to judge in lone specimens). In Wood Carpet the white outer band is more solid and only weakly divided with matching solid white band on the hindwing.
Wood Carpet - Common Carpet
Jon Clifton has requested any potential specimens to be sent to him in 2011.
Recorded in 31 (45%) of 69 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1873. Last Recorded in 2014.