Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Barred Carpet
Martania taeniata

(Stephens, 1831) 1801 / 70.139
Photo © Wilf Norman,  Goathland 27.7.21

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Yorkshire Status: Rare and very local resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: The only Yorkshire locality for this species is below Dib Scar near Grassington (VC64). Its presence at this site was last confirmed on 11 August 1983 (SMJ, MRB).

Beaumont, 2002:

VC62. Forge Valley, 20.7.1998 (ASE), 9.7.1999 (ASE, HEB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

2012 (CHF): We have two populations of this species. One in the eastern part of the North York Moors and the other in the Grass Wood area where it was refound in 2011 with 15 to light on 19th July.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 12 (6%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 11-12mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Dandelion, Common Chickweed and Knotgrass
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/07/2023162NZ70 - Glaisdale
22/07/2023264SD96 - Malham / Threshfield
02/08/2022162NZ70 - Glaisdale
19/07/2022162NZ80 - Goathland / Grosmont
18/07/2022162NZ70 - Glaisdale
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