Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Sandy Carpet
Perizoma flavofasciata

(Thunberg, 1792) 1808 / 70.138
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Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Found fairly commonly where red campion occurs in all five vice-counties, and has also been recorded from bladder campion in VC63 and probably white campion in VC64. Often found flying around the foodplant at dusk.

2012 (CHF): Widespread and doing well in the county.

Recorded in 132 (66%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 11-14mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Red Campion
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
15/08/2023261TA07 - Hunmanby
10/08/2023161SE94 - Middleton-on-the-Wolds
04/08/2023364SE42 - Castleford / Pontefract
03/08/2023162TA09 - Cloughton / Scalby Mills
02/08/2023262SE98 - Wykeham
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