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1773 ~ Broken-barred Carpet ~ Electrophaes corylata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

Fairly common, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 27-31mm.

Confusion species

Water Carpet, Small Phoenix and Netted Carpet


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Mainly broadleaf woodlands, hedgerows and other scrubby places, also found in gardens.

Foodplant

Broadleaf trees.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in plant debris. Larva July-October.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 28th May 2008, Commins Coch

Photo by MDH, 9th June 2010, Llanfyllin