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Garden Carpet
Xanthorhoe fluctuata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1728 / 70.049
Photo © Angela Arkell,  30/04/2013 - mousehold

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Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: Two or three Generations Apr-Oct.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Status
A preference for suburban habitats, but can be found almost anywhere.

Recorded in 66 (89%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1924.
Last Recorded in 2024.

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
22/05/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
22/05/2024127TG31Upton
22/05/2024328TF62King's Lynn
21/05/2024128TF63Snettisham
21/05/2024128TF62King's Lynn
21/05/2024128TF63Snettisham
20/05/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
20/05/2024627TG20Norwich (Lakenham)
20/05/2024128TF63Hunstanton
20/05/2024128TF63Snettisham
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