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70.266 ~ 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)


Mature woodland and scrub.


Beard lichen, probably other lichens as well.

Lifestage data

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

Photo by PRW, 8th Aug 2008, Commins Coch

Photo by GBC, 26th June 2017, Lake Vyrnwy