|1738 ~ Common Carpet ~ Epirrhoe alternata alternata|
A common species found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 27-30mm.
Wood Carpet, Galium Carpet and Sharp-angled Carpet.
Cleavers, hedge and lady's bedstraw and other bedstraws.
Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon on the ground. Larva June-July and August-September.
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Photo by PRW, 10th Aug 2006, Commins Coch
Photo by MDH, 5th Aug 2010, Llanfyllin