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White-banded Carpet
Spargania luctuata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1786 / 70.073
Photo © John And Judy Geeson

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Euphyia biangulata
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Forewing: 14-15mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Rosebay Willowherb.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
First discovered in Britain in 1924.
In the 1950s, became established in south-eastern Kent, also in Thetford Forest, Norfolk, and in one or two places in Sussex.

Photo or specimen needed for confirmation.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 9 (12%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1958.
Last Recorded in 2003.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
2003127TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
05/06/2001127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
29/05/2001127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
1993+28TL88 - Thetford
1992+28TL88 - Thetford
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