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Juniper Carpet
Thera juniperata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1771 / 70.082
Photo © Dick Jones,  Dersingham, 15/10/09

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Forewing: 11-14mm
Season: One generation Sept-Nov.
Foodplant:   Junipers.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Local.
Feeding on Junipers possibly adapting to garden varieties.

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1978.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/11/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/10/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
29/10/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
26/10/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
25/10/2019228TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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