Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Barberry Carpet
Pareulype berberata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.124

A strong but highly localised colony of this legally protected species is present in the region, in hedgerows. The colony is monitored annually and only a sample of records are shown. The very few older records do not appear to be related to extant colonies. Evidence would be required for records, especially if away from the known colony. It is illegal to collect or remove a specimen of this moth from the place where it has been recorded, but a photograph would be necessary for verification.

Recorded in 4 (5%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1960.
Last Recorded in 2014.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Barberry.
Red List Status: Endangered (EN)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
BAP Status: Priority Species
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
21/06/20146VC23 - OxfordshireConfidential
15/08/20101VC23 - OxfordshireConfidential
12/05/20081VC23 - OxfordshireConfidential
07/08/20042VC23 - OxfordshireConfidential
31/05/19811VC22 - BerkshireSU39

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