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Yellow-ringed Carpet
Entephria flavicinctata Hubner, 1813
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1743 / 70.071
Photo © Oliver Wadsworth,  2014

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Forewing: 17-18mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Saxifrages
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

A rare resident on the Black Mountains of Herefordshire.There is a pre-1908 record from Dovedale, Staffordshire.

A species of rocky places, gorges, ravines.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1908.
Last Recorded in 2010.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
01/08/2010436SO22 - Black Mountains
03/07/2000136SO22 - Black Mountains
14/07/1986136SO22 - Black Mountains
04/07/1982136SO22 - Black Mountains
10/08/1980436SO22 - Black Mountains
Further info: Entephria flavicinctata
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