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Broken-barred Carpet
Electrophaes corylata (Thunberg, 1792)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1773 / 70.086
Photo © Mike McCarthy,  18/05/2020 - Horsford

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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 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/07/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
27/06/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
24/06/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
24/06/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
22/06/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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