Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Waved Carpet
Hydrelia sylvata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1877 / 70.113
Photo © Ian Marshall, 23 Jun 2019,  Glasfryn, VC44

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Yorkshire Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Not recorded since 1909 when it was taken in Edlington Wood (VC63), previously the main County locality (YNU, 1970).

Current status (CHF, 2011): Last recorded 1909. No recent records from the north of the country and unlikely to recolonise.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 8 (4%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 1909.
Additional Stats

< Dingy Shell  |  Small Yellow Wave >
Forewing: 11-13mm.
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Alder, birches, sallows and Sweet Chestnut
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1909+63SK59 - Maltby
1904+63SK58 - Worksop (N) / Dinnington
1883+65NZ10 - Richmond
1883+65NZ10 - Richmond
1883+63SK59 - Maltby
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