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Large Twin-spot Carpet
Xanthorhoe quadrifasiata (Clerck, 1759)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1726 / 70.055
Photo © Dave Wilton,  Westcott 2021

Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
Xanthorhoe ferrugata
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

Widespread across the region, mainly in woodland.

Recorded in 65 (83%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2022123SP33 - Sibford Ferris/Hook Norton
21/07/2022224SP61 - Bernwood, Rushbeds, Bullingdon
20/07/2022124TQ08 - Colne Valley, Black Park
19/07/2022323SP33 - Sibford Ferris/Hook Norton
18/07/2022423SP33 - Sibford Ferris/Hook Norton
Further info: Xanthorhoe quadrifasiata
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