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 66 (89%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/06/2022127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
31/05/2022127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
29/05/2022227TM18 - Diss
28/05/2022127TG20 - Norwich
27/05/2022127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Forewing: 12-13mm.
Flight: Two Generations. Apr-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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