|70.208 ~ 1888 ~ Scorched Carpet ~ Ligdia adustata|
Resident. Local S,(C).
Generally a fairly scarce and local species, but it can be locally quite common, as at Middletown. Recorded from the north-east to the south of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 25-30mm.
Broadleaf woodland, hedgerows, parks and gardens.
Overwinters as a pupa. Larva June-July and August-September. It can be seen at night hanging from a silk thread on the foodplant.
Photo by JBK, 11th June 2006, Moel y Garth