Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Photo © Alan Prior,  Richard's Castle (VC 36) 21st July, 2020

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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. Absent from 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 36 (26%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Stichworts
Nat 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 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/20192VC36 - HerefordshireSO33
02/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
01/08/20193VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
29/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
28/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34

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