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Common Carpet
Epirrhoe alternata (Müller, 1764)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1738 / 70.061
Photo © Graham Moates,  Bergh Apton Valley Marsh 29/05/2019

Similar Norfolk Species
Wood Carpet
Epirrhoe rivata
Galium Carpet
Epirrhoe galiata
Forewing: 13-14mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Jul-Sep.
Foodplant:   Cleavers, Hedge and other Bedstraws
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Very common.

Recorded in 69 (100%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/09/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
24/09/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
22/09/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
20/09/2019127TM18 - Diss
15/09/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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