Main: (Geometridae / Larentiinae)
70.079 [B&F: 1769] Spruce Carpet (Thera britannica) (Turner, 1925)

 

Notes: Common in coniferous woodland, plantations, parks and gardens throughout much of the British Isles. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight common and widespread. Wingspan 30-36 mm. For comparison with confusion species, click here. Larva feeds on Norway Spruce, Sitka Spruce, Scots Pine and Douglas Fir.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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