Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Broken-barred Carpet
Electrophaes corylata

(Thunberg, 1792) 1773 / 70.086

A common resident across the region.

A species of broadleaved woodland and hedgerows.

Overwinters as a pupa. Adults fly at dusk and later come to light.

Note The broken central bar, from which it gets its name, is not always clearly broken.

Recorded in 92 (66%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
11/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO72
05/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO53
29/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK02
28/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
27/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34

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