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Flame Carpet
Xanthorhoe designata

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1722 / 70.053

Morley's Final Catalogue: Curiously sparse; thinly scattered everywhere, but nearly always taken singly; very scarce around Ipswich. Bentley before 1890 (Ml, none later); Copdock (Hkg); Needham, Stowmarket, Bury. Singly at Parham Wood in 1918, Onehouse Wood in 1928, Tuddenham Fen in 1933 and Fritton Lake at light in 1934, only (Mly); Gorleston (Wilt). Abounds in Norfolk Broads.

Recent Suffolk Status: Local.

Life history: Double-brooded. Appears at light in small numbers usually.

Identification: Unmistakeable.

Habitat: Mainly damp habitats including wet grassland and woodlands.

Recorded in 36 (62%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1918.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/09/2023125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
24/08/2023126TL93 - Bures/Nayland
22/08/2023125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
21/08/2023125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
19/08/2023126TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell
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Forewing: 11-14mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Unknown
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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