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Beautiful Carpet
Mesoleuca albicillata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1748 / 70.068
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Weeting Heath - 18/6/11

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Bramble, Dewberry, Raspberry and Hazel.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Mainly woodland habitats. Local.

Recorded in 40 (58%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
22/08/2018127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
21/07/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/07/2018828TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
19/07/2018+27TG22 - Buxton
Further info: Mesoleuca albicillata
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