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Least Carpet
Idaea rusticata

Lempke, 1967 70.004
=Idaea vulpinaria

Widespread and common across the region. Increasing, having spread in from the southeast and found in a wide range of habitats, but particularly numerous in urban situations.

Recorded in 62 (79%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1975.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Ivy, Traveller's-joy
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
27/10/20222VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP85
27/10/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU58
27/10/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU77
13/10/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP85
12/10/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98

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