Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Grey Carpet
1871 Lithostege griseata
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.197
Norfolk status
Primarily a Breckland species.
can be seen in good numbers in at least five localities in the Brecks.
Monitored regularly by larval search.
A few internal migrant or immigrant records outside the Brecks, species known to wander!

New UK BAP priority species.

Recorded in 35 (51%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2013.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/06/2013128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
15/06/2013128TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
12/07/2012428TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
05/07/2012128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
04/07/2012128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Season: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Flixweed
Nat Status: Red Data Book
 Immature Adult
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