Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Manchester Treble-bar
Carsia sororiata

(Hubner, [1813]) 1866 / 70.191
=Carsia sororiata anglica Prout, 1937

A scarce and very local species in the north of the region.

Found in the damper parts of raised mosses, heathland and moorland.

Overwinters as an egg. The adults can be disturbed on warm days but they fly from dusk and are attracted to light.

Verification Grade Comment: Photo needed away from known sites.

Recorded in 6 (4%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 11-15mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Bilberry, Cowberry, Cranberry
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
13/07/20225VC39 - StaffordshireSK02
12/07/20222VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
12/07/20222VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
10/07/2022+VC39 - StaffordshireSK02
09/07/202111VC40 - ShropshireSJ43

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