Geometridae: Larentiinae

1735 (ABH70.057) Ruddy Carpet Catarhoe rubidata, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR08268

Offord Cluny
Offord Cluny
 Photo © Gareth Rondel
Offord Cluny
 Photo © Gareth Rondel
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light but in small numbers only.

Forewing length: 13-15mm.
Foodplant(s): Lady's Bedstraw (Galium verum), Hedge Bedstraw (Galium mollugo)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Habitat

Woodland, scrubland, downland and sea-cliffs.

Regional Information

Recorded in 15 (5.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 13 June to 25 July

Similar Species
Barberry Carpet Pareulype berberata

Nationally Scarce B

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Grey, brown, black, white
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2