Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Balsam Carpet
Xanthorhoe biriviata

(Borkhausen, 1794) 1721 / 70.050
Norfolk status
Locally uncommon.
Broads. Areas where foodplant occurs.

Flies in late afternoon and evening sunshine, also at night, coming to light.

Recorded in 18 (26%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/08/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
27/07/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
26/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/07/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
23/07/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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Forewing: 12-14mm.
Flight: Two Generations. Apr-Jun. Jul-Sep.
Foodplant:   Orange and Small Balsam
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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