Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Photo © Neil Sherman,  Covert Wood, Kent. July 2017.

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White-banded Carpet
Spargania luctuata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1786 / 70.073

Morley's Final Catalogue: Not noted from the county in Morley's time. The first UK record was in Kent in 1924. Colonized the Breck area in the 1950's.

Recent Suffolk Status: Extinct as a breeding species in the Brecks. A single coastal record of a wanderer/ immigrant at Bawdsey in 2013 (M. Deans).

Life history: Double-brooded.

Identification: See Cloaked and Sharp-angled carpets. White-banded carpet is a strictly black and white moth with no other colours.

Habitat: Woodland and woodland rides.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1974.
Last Recorded in 2013.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/2013125TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
1976+26TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
24/06/1974126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
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Forewing: 14-15mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Rosebay Willowherb
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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