Family: Geometridae

70.131 Twin-spot Carpet Mesotype didymata

There are 1798 county records of 3756 individuals from 359 different sites. First recorded in 1839.

Individual records comprise of: [3706 Adult] [50 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
1
May
3
Jun
23
Jul
1295
Aug
2297
Sep
78

Earliest: 03 Apr 1995 - Latest: 29 Sep 1990

Historical Abundance

2019
43
2018
69
2017
57
2016
153
2015
92
2014
119
2013
233
2012
134
2011
136
2010
22

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
975 (2270)
VC68
823 (1486)

Status Grade 1

Larval food plants

Bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus
Broad-leaved Willowherb Epilobium montanum
Cow Parsley Anthriscus sylvestris
Great Willowherb Epilobium hirsutum
Greater Stitchwort Stellaria holostea
Heather Calluna vulgaris
Red Campion Silene dioica

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