Geometridae : Ennominae
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Sloe Carpet
Aleucis distinctata
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Early Moth
Theria primaria

(Haworth, 1809) 70.282

Widespread and common across the region, in woodland, hedgerows and scrub.

Recorded in 55 (71%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorn
Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
28/03/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU48
19/02/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireTQ08
19/02/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
17/02/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
14/02/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP83

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