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Galium Carpet
Epirrhoe galiata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1740 / 70.063
Photo © Tristan Bantock

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Garden Carpet
Xanthorhoe fluctuata
Common Carpet
Epirrhoe alternata
Forewing: 13-15mm.
Season: Two Generations. May-July. Aug.
Foodplant:   Lady's, Heath and Hedge Bedstraw
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare with preference for coastal sites.

Please retain specimen for confirmation.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 21 (30%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2011.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/07/2011128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
July 2010+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
27/06/2010+27TG14 - Sheringham
08/08/2008228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
August 2008+27TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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