Family: Geometridae

70.131 Twin-spot Carpet Mesotype didymata

There are 1762 county records of 3643 individuals from 350 different sites. First recorded in 1839.

Individual records comprise of: [3593 Adult] [50 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
1
May
3
Jun
21
Jul
1226
Aug
2255
Sep
78

Earliest: 03 Apr 1995 - Latest: 29 Sep 1990

Historical Abundance

2018
58
2017
57
2016
94
2015
92
2014
119
2013
233
2012
134
2011
136
2010
22
2009
17

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
950 (2173)
VC68
812 (1470)

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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