Family: Geometridae

70.131 Twin-spot Carpet Mesotype didymata

There are 1749 county records of 3627 individuals from 349 different sites. First recorded in 1839.

Individual records comprise of: [3577 Adult] [50 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
1
May
3
Jun
21
Jul
1217
Aug
2248
Sep
78

Earliest: 03 Apr 1995 - Latest: 29 Sep 1990

Historical Abundance

2018
45
2017
54
2016
94
2015
92
2014
119
2013
233
2012
134
2011
136
2010
22
2009
17

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
938 (2158)
VC68
811 (1469)

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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