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1764 ~ Common Marbled Carpet ~ Dysstroma truncata truncata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A very common and widespread species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-39mm.

Confusion species

Dark Marbled Carpet.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Most habitats.

Foodplant

Mainly woody plants including sallow, birch, bramble, heather and hawthorn.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva. Larva September-May and June-August. Pupates in the foliage of the foodplant.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 26th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 31st July 2009, Llanfyllin 

Photo by MDH, 31st July 2009, Llanfyllin  

Photo by PRW, 1st Aug 2006, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 8th June 2010, Commins Coch

Photo by MDH, 5th Sept 2010, Llanfyllin 

Photo by PRW, 5th Sept 2010, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 12th Nov 2012, Commins Coch