Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Juniper Carpet
Thera juniperata
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Cypress Carpet
Thera cupressata

(Geyer, 1831) 1771a / 70.083
Norfolk status
Migrant.

Resident and suspected immigrant, first recorded at Walberton, West Sussex in November 1984, this species has since become increasingly common in parts of southern England. Now established along the south coast from Cornwall to Kent.

Recorded at Bradwell, Norfolk (VC25 Suffolk) in 2011. (Keith Knights, 04/10/11)
New for Norfolk in 2016 at Sheringham (G&J Dunmore, 15/10/16)
New for VC28 in 2018 at Great Cressingham (C. McGaw, 11/10/18)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2016.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/10/2018128TF80 - Swaffham
24/06/2017127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
15/10/2016127TG14 - Sheringham
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Forewing: 12-15mm
Season: Two Generations
June - July, Oct -Nov
Foodplant:   Monterey Cypress, Leyland Cypress
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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