Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Oblique Carpet
Orthonama vittata

(Borkhausen, 1794) 1719 / 70.046

Morley's Final Catalogue: Frequent among Galium palustre in most marshes. Belstead, sparingly at Ipswich lights, Bramford marshes, Needham, Stowmarket, Glemham Magna, Beccles, at Bungay light; Brandon.

Recent Suffolk Status: Very local in marshy habitats along the coast and some inland fens.

Life history: Double-brooded.

Identification: Oblique striped has a short dark streak running from the tip of the forewing. Many-lined has a pale streak running from the tip.

Habitat: Fens, marshland and wet woodlands.

Recorded in 17 (29%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/09/2023+25TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
24/08/2023125TM45 - Aldeburgh/Orford
17/06/2023+25TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
18/09/2022125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
23/08/2022125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
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Forewing: 11-14mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Aug-Sep.
Foodplant:   Marsh Bedstraw, Heath Bedstraw
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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