Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Sharp-angled Carpet
Euphyia unangulata
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Cloaked Carpet
Euphyia biangulata

(Haworth, 1809) 1793 / 70.064

An uncommon and local species in the south and west of the region. Very rare in Staffordshire.

A species of damp, mossy woodland and old sunken lanes.

Overwinters as a pupa while adults fly from dusk and come to light.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 46 (33%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Stichworts
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
02/09/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
20/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
08/08/2022+VC36 - HerefordshireSO23
05/08/20222VC40 - ShropshireSO38
02/08/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO48

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