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Sandy Carpet
Perizoma flavofasciata (Thunberg, 1792)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 11-14mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Red Campion.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Pale sandy-brown markings.
Woodland, commons, chalky ground, fens, hedgerows and grassland.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/06/2019327TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
05/06/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
03/06/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
03/06/2019227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
02/06/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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