Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Early Tooth-striped
Trichopteryx carpinata

(Borkhausen, 1794) 1881 / 70.202
Photo © Damian Money,  Skelton in Cleveland, VC62

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Yorkshire Status: Scarce and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This species has expanded its range since the last list (YNU, 1970) when it was stated to be 'more local than formerly'. It has now been recorded from each vice-county.

2012 (CHF): Locally common in broad-leaved woodland apart from the east of VC61 where there is little suitable habitat. Doing well in the county.

Recorded in 110 (55%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1880.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 13-18mm
Flight: April - May
Foodplant:   Sallows, birches, Alder and Honeysuckle
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/05/2022163SE51 - Askern
20/05/2022165NZ30 - Great Smeaton
19/05/2022162SE89 - Hole of Horcum
19/05/2022162SE89 - Hole of Horcum
16/05/2022163SK69 - New Rossington / Austerfield
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