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Broken-barred Carpet
Electrophaes corylata

(Thunberg, 1792) 1773 / 70.086
Photo © Charles Fletcher, 25 May 2011,  SE2773 Ellington Banks, VC64

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Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded from wooded areas in all five vice-counties but only found frequently in vice-counties 62 to 64.

2012 (CHF): Numbers have declined significantly in the last twenty years and this is no longer a common moth in the county. Still unusual in the east of VC61 and in VC65.

Recorded in 116 (58%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1880.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
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
29/06/2022163SE50 - Doncaster
26/06/2022163SE31 -  Wakefield (S)
25/06/2022162SE99 - Harwood Dale
23/06/2022262SE88 - Pickering (E)
22/06/2022162NZ61 - Guisborough
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