Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Silver-ground Carpet
Xanthorhoe montanata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1727 / 70.054

Norfolk status
Quite variable, all forms have the distinctive whitish ground colour.
Central band varies considerably.

Recorded in 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
18/06/2024127TG14Sheringham Park
17/06/2024128TF92Great Ryburgh
08/06/2024228TL79Cranwich
07/06/2024128TF51Walpole Highway
07/06/2024127TG13Gresham
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation. May-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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