Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Barberry Carpet
Pareulype berberata
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Ruddy Carpet
Catarhoe rubidata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.057

Local in the region, on well-drained calcareous soils (e.g. West Oxfordshire) as well as on clay northeast of Oxford and in north Buckinghamshire.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 20 (26%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1851.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Ladys and Hedge Bedstraws
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
09/07/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP95
29/06/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP84
26/07/20211VC22 - BerkshireSU28
01/07/20211VC22 - BerkshireSU47
25/06/20203VC23 - OxfordshireSP31

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