Geometridae : Larentiinae
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White-banded Carpet
Spargania luctuata
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Cloaked Carpet
Euphyia biangulata

(Haworth, 1809) 1793 / 70.064

Morley's Final Catalogue: Wide spread in the east, only, of the county; local. Hadleigh in mid-May 1903 (Harwood, Ent. Rec. 1905, 267); Copdock in mid-July 1896 only (Hkg); Bentley (Ml) Woods, one in July 1895 (Baylis); Freston (Freeman); Hemely in 1906 (Wlr); Aldeburgh (Wrt). Needham (L) and Stowmarket (C). Recently singly at Gorleston (D, Mr).

Recent Suffolk Status: Extinct. No records for many years.

Life history: Single-brooded.

Identification: White-banded carpet and Sharp-angled carpet do not have any green colouration in the dark bands.

Habitat: Hedgerows, woodland rides and lanes.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 4 (7%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1895.
Last Recorded in 1906.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1906+25TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
May 1903+26TM04 - Hadleigh
July 1896+25TM14 - Ipswich
July 1895+25TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Stichworts
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024
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