Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Broken-barred Carpet
Electrophaes corylata

(Thunberg, 1792) 1773 / 70.086

Davey, P., 2009: A species found over much of Britain, the larva feeding on birch (Betula spp.), hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna), oak (Quercus spp.), blackthorn (Prunus spinosa) and other deciduous trees. In Dorset, the moth is widely distributed and frequent in birch and oak woodland. The moth also occurs on downland where hawthorn grows, and along the coast among blackthorn thickets. The following late date coincided with a period of major immigration and suggests perhaps a second-brood... Read More

Recorded in 36 (90%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
25/06/201919SY79 Puddletown
21/06/2019+9SY39 Lyme Regis
09/06/201929SY58 Abbotsbury
05/06/201919SY39 Lyme Regis
04/06/201929SY39 Lyme Regis

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