Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Blue-bordered Carpet
Plemyria rubiginata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1766 / 70.084
Photo © Ian Marshall, 4 July 2011,  North Ferriby, VC61

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Yorkshire Status: Scarce and local resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A rather local moth which is generally associated with alder.

2012 (CHF): Still local in the county but fairly widespread. Some evidence of a recent decline with only three records in 2011.

Recorded in 117 (59%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1880.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 12-15m
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Alder and Blackthorn
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/09/2022162NZ70 - Glaisdale
03/09/2022162NZ30 - Great Smeaton
27/08/2022165NZ01 - Barnard Castle
25/08/2022162SE98 - Wykeham
22/08/2022164SE27 - Kirkby Malzeard
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