Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
Xanthorhoe ferrugata
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Red Twin-spot Carpet
Xanthorhoe spadicearia

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1724 / 70.051
Norfolk status
Very similar, but much more common than Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet. (see next species for info)
Tends to be more 'red' than next species.

Red Twin-spot Carpet also has a dark banded form, leading to confusion with Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet. Determination by dissection of the genitalia may be required.

Recorded in 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/05/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/05/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
29/05/2020227TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
27/05/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
27/05/2020127TG20 - Norwich
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Forewing: 12-13mm.
Flight: Two Generations. Apr-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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