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Blue-bordered Carpet
Plemyria rubiginata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1766 / 70.084
Photo © Dave Appleton,  18/07/2013 - Bawdeswell

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 12-15m.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Alder and Blackthorn.
Nat 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 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
11/08/2021+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
31/07/2021+27TM18 - Diss
26/07/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/07/2021+28TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
Further info: Plemyria rubiginata
 
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