Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Chalk Carpet
Scotopteryx bipunctaria

(Prout, 1937) 70.043

Local in the region but well established in the Chilterns including the southern and western edges with some strong colonies, and on the Berkshire Downs.

Recorded in 24 (31%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1700.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Common Bird's-foot-trefoil
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Priority Species
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSU67
05/08/20223VC23 - OxfordshireSU67
05/08/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSU67
23/07/20229VC23 - OxfordshireSU67
10/07/20222VC22 - BerkshireSU38

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