Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Blue-bordered Carpet
Plemyria rubiginata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.084

Widespread and fairly frequent across the region. The concentration of records northeast of Oxford extending into Buckinghamshire is due to the discovery of eggs on Blackthorn twigs during Brown Hairstreak butterfly egg surveys.

Recorded in 61 (78%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Alder and Blackthorn
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
13/11/20222VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP51
16/10/20222VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP62
16/10/20222VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
16/10/20222VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
13/07/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP73

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