Geometridae: Larentiinae

1793 (ABH70.064) Cloaked Carpet Euphyia biangulata, (Haworth, 1809)

KR08435

Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Whitelye, Gwent
Whitelye, Gwent
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Whitelye, Monmouthshire, July 2008
Whitelye, Monmouthshire, July 2008
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies

General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light.
Often disturbed during day

Forewing length: 14-17mm.
Foodplant(s): stitchworts (Stellaria spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-mid August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Habitat

Woodland and hedgerows.

Regional Information

This species has been recorded in Huntingdonshire, but without locational data.

Last recorded in

Similar Species
Bulgaria, June 2005
Bulgaria, June 2005
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
White-banded Carpet Spargania luctuata
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Sharp-angled Carpet Euphyia unangulata

Nationally Scarce B

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Wrinkled
Colours:
Brown, yellow, grey, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2