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1942 ~ Dotted Carpet ~ Alcis jubata
UK Status

Resident. Local W,N.

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon and local species, restricted to the western half of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 28-33mm.

Confusion species

Grey Birch.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Mature woodland and scrub.

Foodplant

Beard lichen, probably other lichens as well.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva on the foodplant. Larva late August-June. Pupates amongst the foodplant.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 8th Aug 2008, Commins Coch