Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Barberry Carpet
Pareulype berberata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.124/1785
Norfolk status
Rare.
No post Victorian records.
Hedgerows or sunny woodland edges with abundant Barberry.
It is now believed to be limited to a few small sites, mainly in Wiltshire, with colonies also in Gloucestershire, Dorset and introduced colonies elsewhere. A colony has also recently been discovered in Oxfordshire.

Priority Species in UK Biodiversity Action Plan. Fully protected under Schedule 5 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981).

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Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 1899.
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Determination
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Date#VC10k Area
1899+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
1871+28TL88 - Thetford
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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Season: Two generations May-June. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Barberry
Nat Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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