Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Barberry Carpet
Pareulype berberata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1785 / 70.124

Norfolk status
Locally extinct.
No post Victorian records.

Hedgerows or sunny woodland edges with abundant Barberry.
It is now believed to be limited to a few small sites, mainly in Wiltshire, with colonies also in Gloucestershire, Dorset and introduced colonies elsewhere. A colony has also recently been discovered in Oxfordshire.

S41 - Priority Species in UK Biodiversity Action Plan. Fully protected under Schedule 5 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981).

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 1899.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
1899+28TL78Brandon
1871+28TL88Croxton
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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Barberry
Red List: Endangered (EN)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
BAP Status: Priority Species
Former Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2/3
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