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

 

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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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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