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Flame Carpet
Xanthorhoe designata

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1722 / 70.053

A common species across the region.

Found in a wide range of habitats.

Overwinters as a pupa, adults come readily to light.

Recorded in 112 (80%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 11-14mm
Flight: May - June, July - August
Foodplant:   Unknown in the wild
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
21/09/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ85
18/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO66
13/09/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO53
11/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
11/09/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34

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