Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Blue-bordered Carpet
Plemyria rubiginata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1766 / 70.084
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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 118 (59%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1880.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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
06/09/2023161SE94 - Middleton-on-the-Wolds
22/08/2023164SE24 - Bramhope / Otley
14/08/2023164SE14 - Ilkley / Menston / B in W
10/08/2023164SE14 - Ilkley / Menston / B in W
27/07/2023162SE57 - Easingwold (N)
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