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Sandy Carpet
Perizoma flavofasciata (Thunberg, 1792)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1808 / 70.138
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  12/07/2014 - Flitcham (Abbey Farm)

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 11-14mm.
Flight: 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 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/08/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
01/08/2020128TF52 - Terrington
01/08/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
31/07/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
31/07/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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