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1719 ~ Oblique Carpet ~ Orthonama vittata
UK Status

Resident. Local

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon species, but is recorded most years where regular trapping is done, found throughout most of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 24-27mm.

Confusion species

Many Lined and Oblique Striped.

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Favours wet or damp sites.


Marsh and heath bedstraw.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva. Larva September-April and July.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 11th June 2008, Commins Coch