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Garden Carpet
Xanthorhoe fluctuata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1728 / 70.049
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  06/10/2016 - Hethersett

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Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: Two or three Generations Apr-Oct.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
A preference for suburban habitats, but can be found almost anywhere.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1924.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/11/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
09/11/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
23/10/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/10/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
18/10/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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