Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Cloaked Carpet
Euphyia biangulata

(Haworth, 1809) 1793 / 70.064

Davey, P., 2009: A very local species restricted to southern England and Wales, the larva feeding on chickweed and stitchwort (Stellaria spp.). In Dorset, the moth is local, at low density with singletons seen on any given night, and mainly restricted to damp tertiary clay soils on the periphery of the Poole Basin. It occurs most frequently where common chickweed (Stellaria media) grows on heavily fertilised arable, gardens and woodland rides. It is also found sparingly where greater stitchwort... Read More

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Recorded in 27 (68%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1934.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Stichworts
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
19/07/201919ST72 Stour Provost
13/07/201919SU00 Wimborne
10/07/2019+9SY88 Wool / Lulworth
10/07/201919SY39 Lyme Regis
10/07/201919SY68 Weymouth / Martinstown

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