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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 69 (100%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
31/07/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
31/07/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/07/2021127TG20 - Norwich
31/07/2021127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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