Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Water Carpet
Lampropteryx suffumata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1750 / 70.103

Bedfordshire status
Uncommon resident

Verification Grade Comment: Acceptable flight time in county: 20 March to 20 May - a photo will be required if reported outside these dates

Recorded in 15 (68%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1904.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/05/2022130SP92 - Leighton Buzzard, Totternhoe
12/04/2022230TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
05/04/2022130TL16 - Staploe, Eaton Ford
17/04/2020130SP92 - Leighton Buzzard, Totternhoe
08/04/2020130TL24 - Biggleswade (East), Potton
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation April-May.
Foodplant:   lady's Bedstraw, other bedstraws
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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