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Garden Carpet
Xanthorhoe fluctuata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1728 / 70.049
Photo © Steve Wakeham,  09/10/2016 - Shimpling

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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
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
11/06/2024+28TL99Rockland St Peter
11/06/2024228TF62King's Lynn
10/06/2024128TL99Rockland St Peter
10/06/2024128TF62King's Lynn
08/06/2024128TL99Rockland St Peter
08/06/2024228TF51Walpole Highway
08/06/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
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