Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Common Marbled Carpet
Dysstroma truncata
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Dark Marbled Carpet
Dysstroma citrata

(Linnaeus, 1761) 1762 / 70.098
=Chloroclysta citrata

A common and widespread species.

Found in a wide range of habitats.

Overwinters as an egg, adults come readily to light.

Note Care needed to separate from Common Marbled Carpet, especially dark or melanic examples.

Recorded in 99 (71%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-19mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Many woody plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
25/10/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO57
18/09/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
17/09/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO57
13/09/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO57
12/09/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO57

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