Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Striped Twin-spot Carpet
Coenotephria salicata

(Curtis, 1830) 1753 / 70.102

A rare local resident in the north and on the Black Mountains.

A species of moorland and grassy areas in the uplands.

Overwinters as a larva, adults may be disturbed during the day and later come to light.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 13 (9%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1908.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 12-15mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Bedstraws
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common / Immigrant
Former Status: Common, possible rare immigrant
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
24/08/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
18/08/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
23/08/20191VC40 - ShropshireSO38
25/07/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
22/07/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO34

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