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1793 ~ Cloaked Carpet ~ Euphyia biangulata
UK Status

Resident. Nat. Scarce B W,S,SE.

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon species with scattered records across the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 31-34mm.

Confusion species

Sharp-angled Carpet and White-banded Carpet.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Damp woodland, wooded ravines and old hedgerows along sunken lanes.

Foodplant

Stitchworts.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in a loose cocoon in the soil. Larva late July-mid September, feeding at night.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 29th June 2010, Commins Coch

Photo by MDH, 5th Aug 2010, Llanfyllin