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Blue-bordered Carpet
Plemyria rubiginata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1766 / 70.084
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Boughton Fen 12 July

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 12-15m.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Alder and Blackthorn.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Damp woodland, scrub, hedgerows and gardens.

Recorded in 56 (76%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/05/2022128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
16/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
11/08/2021+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
31/07/2021127TG33 - Bacton
31/07/2021+27TM18 - Diss
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