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70.140 [B&F: 1810] Marsh Carpet (Gagitodes sagittata) (Fabricius, 1787)


Nationally scarce (Na) in fens and marshes, in Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, northwards to Yorkshire. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 29-36 mm. Unmistakable. Larva feeds on seeds of Common Meadow-rue, over-wintering as a pupa.

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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