Geometridae : Larentiinae

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Similar Norfolk Species
Garden Carpet
Xanthorhoe fluctuata
Common Carpet
Epirrhoe alternata
Galium Carpet
Epirrhoe galiata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.063/1740
Norfolk status
Rare with preference for coastal sites.

Please retain specimen for confirmation.

Recorded in 21 (30%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2011.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/07/2011128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
July 2010+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
27/06/2010+27TG14 - Sheringham
08/08/2008228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
August 2008+27TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Season: Two Generations. May-July. Aug.
Foodplant:   Lady's, Heath and Hedge Bedstraw
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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