Geometridae : Ennominae
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Scorched Carpet
Ligdia adustata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1888 / 70.208

Morley's Final Catalogue: Of such fairly frequent occurrence as to need no localising in 1890. Bentley Woods (Gibbs); not common around Ipswich, but fairly numerous at Monks Soham light in July (Mly); Sotterly in 1936 (Gd). Almost unknown in Lothingland, and unrecorded of late years from the west.

Recent Suffolk Status: Fairly common and widespread.

Life history: Double-brooded. Larvae have been found in the autumn in the county.

Identification: Unmistakeable.

Habitat: Woodlands, scrub, hedgerows, gardens.

Recorded in 51 (88%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1936.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/09/2023+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
02/09/2023125TM15 - Helmingham/Claydon
29/08/2023225TM14 - Ipswich
27/08/2023325TM57 - Southwold
26/08/2023125TM16 - Thorndon/Debenham
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Forewing: 12-14mm.
Flight: Two generations April-June. July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Spindle
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 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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