Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Red Twin-spot Carpet
Xanthorhoe spadicearia
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Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
Xanthorhoe ferrugata

(Clerck, 1759) 1725 / 70.052

Bedfordshire status
Extremely rare resident

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 10 (45%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1908.
Last Recorded in 2010.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
May 2010130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
27/05/2008130TL16 - Staploe, Eaton Ford
06/05/2007130TL16 - Staploe, Eaton Ford
29/04/2007130TL16 - Staploe, Eaton Ford
30/04/2005130TL03 - Ampthill, Flitwick, Silsoe
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Forewing: 12-13mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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