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Common Carpet
Epirrhoe alternata (Müller, 1764)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1738 / 70.061
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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 70 (101%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/08/2020228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
12/08/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
12/08/2020127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
11/08/2020128TF64 - Hunstanton
11/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
Further info: Epirrhoe alternata
 
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