Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Garden Carpet
Xanthorhoe fluctuata
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Twin-spot Carpet
Mesotype didymata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.131
=Perizoma didymata

Widespread across the region but not common. Found in rough, grassy habitats.

Recorded in 45 (58%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Many herbaceous and woody plants
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
26/07/2022+VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP81
18/07/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP91
22/07/20211VC22 - BerkshireSU56
14/07/20211VC22 - BerkshireSU48
12/07/20211VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP63

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