|1769 ~ Spruce Carpet ~ Thera britannica|
A very common and widespread species, found throughout the county in almost every month of the year.
Wingspan : M & F, 30-36mm.
Grey Pine Carpet and Pine Carpet.
Mainly coniferous woodland but also found in smaller numbers wherever the foodplant grows.
Many species of coniferous trees.
Overwinters as a small larva. Larva autumn-May and late June-July. Pupates on or just under the ground.
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Photo by MDH, 23rd Aug 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by PB, 14th Oct 2010, Morben ISAF