Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Sandy Carpet
Perizoma flavofasciata

(Thunberg, 1792) 1808 / 70.138

General comments:
Widespread resident.

A widely distributed species, but it seldom enters moth traps and the best way of recording it is by wandering along hedgerows at dusk with a torch when they will fly around freely though the huge numbers seen in the 1970s and 1980s are no longer a feature.

Recorded in 33 (80%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/06/2023120TL42 - Bishop's Stortford (N)
30/05/2023120TL21 - Welwyn Garden City
24/05/2023121TQ18 - Harrow / Wembley / Ealing
23/05/2023120TL34 - Royston (S)
21/05/2023120TL42 - Bishop's Stortford (N)
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Forewing: 11-14mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Red Campion
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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