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1794 ~ Sharp-angled Carpet ~ Euphyia unangulata
UK Status

Resident. Local S.

Montgomeryshire Status

A local and scarce species, found in the south-west of the county. Of the five records in the data base it was last recorded in 2007.

Wingspan :  M & F, 27-30mm.

Confusion species

Common Carpet, Wood Carpet, White-banded Carpet and Cloaked Carpet.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Wooded places.

Foodplant

Unknown in the wild, but will accept common chickweeds and stitchworts in captivity.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa underground. Larva July-September.
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