Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Immature stages

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Dark Marbled Carpet
Dysstroma citrata
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Common Marbled Carpet
Dysstroma truncata

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1764 / 70.097
=Chloroclysta truncata

Morley's Final Catalogue: Common marbled and Dark marbled carpet:
Both of quite frequent and about equally common occurrence, from Bentley Woods to Gorleston and Tuddenham Fen. Many at dusk, but few at light, in Monks Soham; once or twice on sugar near Ipswich.

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Double-brooded.

Identification: Dark Marbled carpet, a rare species in the county normally flies between the broods of Common marbled carpet in July-August. Can also be identified by looking at the underside of the hindwing. In Dark marbled carpet the dark line has a very acute angle, unlike the more obtuse angle on Common marbled.

Habitat: Various habitats including gardens.

Recorded in 54 (93%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/11/2023125TG50 - Gorleston
31/10/2023125TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
30/10/2023125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
30/10/2023325TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
23/10/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 14-19mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Woody plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024
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