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Silver-ground Carpet
Xanthorhoe montanata ([Denis & Schifferm?ller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1727 / 70.054
Photo © Nigel Partridge,  03-06-2010 Loosley Row, Bucks.

Similar Upper Thames Species: None
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

Widespread and common across the region, in a range of habitats with tall herbaceous vegetation.

Recorded in 76 (97%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
26/08/2022124SP70 - Thame, Longwick
11/07/2022123SP51 - Bletchington, Otmoor, Murcott
11/07/2022124SP71 - Westcott, Waddesdon
23/06/2022323SP33 - Sibford Ferris/Hook Norton
22/06/2022124SP80 - Wendover, Princes Risborough
Further info: Xanthorhoe montanata
 
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