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Broken-barred Carpet
Electrophaes corylata (Thunberg, 1792)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1773 / 70.086
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Foxley wood 13/5/08

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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Central bar may appear broken on each forewing, although not always.
Woodland, scrubland, heathland and gardens.

Recorded in 48 (70%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/07/2019227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
29/06/2019127TG20 - Norwich
26/06/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
24/06/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
20/06/2019127TG20 - Norwich
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