70.082 .... B&F 1771
Juniper Carpet Thera juniperata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Formerly restricted to a small number of localities in the UK, but has undergone a huge expansion of range through the planting of ornamental Junipers in gardens. Probably a frequently trapped moth in many urban areas across Nottinghamshire, but also records from Budby South Forest.
Photographed at Market Warsop October 2014
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Juniper Carpet
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. David Hursthouse. Sean Tobin. Dave Morton. Robert and Jill Carlyle. NBGRC. Martin Gray. Steven Chick. Barry Lygo. Graham Birkett. Tom Shields. Andy Adcock.

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Updated December 2022

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