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Sharp-angled Carpet
Euphyia unangulata (Haworth, 1809)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1794 / 70.065
Photo © David Ferguson,  7/6/19 Beaconsfield

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Common Carpet
Epirrhoe alternata
Wood Carpet
Epirrhoe rivata
Foodplant:   Unknown.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Locally frequent in parts of Berkshire and south Buckinghamshire but rare further north. Found mainly in woodland.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 29 (37%) 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
17/06/2022122SU86 - Wokingham / Bracknell
02/06/2022122SU56 - Thatcham / Aldermaston
21/05/2022122SU56 - Thatcham / Aldermaston
19/05/2022122SU97 - Slough (S), Windsor
12/05/2022122SU56 - Thatcham / Aldermaston
Further info: Euphyia unangulata
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