|1739 ~ Wood Carpet ~ Epirrhoe rivata|
Resident. Local S,(C).
A local and uncommon species, but probably under-recorded due to confusion with the Common Carpet.
Wingspan : M & F, 28-34mm.
Common Carpet, Galium Carpet and Sharp-angled Carpet.
Woodland rides and edges, grassy fields, scrubby grassland, sea cliffs and sand dunes.
Hedge and lady's bedstraw.
Overwinters as a cocoon on or just below the ground. Larva late July-late September.
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Photo by PRW, 27th May 2009, Commins Coch
Photo by PRW, 9th June 2010, Commins Coch