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Least Carpet
Idaea rusticata

Lempke, 1967 1699 / 70.004
=Idaea vulpinaria

Norfolk status
More widespread and common in recent years. Restricted to the south-eastern counties of England.
Gardens, heathland, fens, scrub, grassland.
Occasionally a partial second generation.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1965.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
16/07/2024128TF63Dersingham
16/07/2024127TG11Horsford
16/07/2024328TF63Heacham
16/07/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
16/07/2024227TG11Costessey
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Forewing: 9-11mm.
Flight: One generation. June-Aug. (Sept-Oct)
Foodplant:   Ivy, Traveller's-joy
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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