Geometridae: Larentiinae

1794 (ABH70.065) Sharp-angled Carpet Euphyia unangulata, (Haworth, 1809)

KR08436

Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Whitelye, Monmouthshire, 26th August 2017. MV trap.
Whitelye, Monmouthshire, 26th August 2017. MV trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
Freudenstadt, Germany, August 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Whitelye Moor, Monmouthshire. MV trap. 24th July 2008.
Whitelye Moor, Monmouthshire. MV trap. 24th July 2008.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light but in small numbers only.
Often disturbed during day

Forewing length: 13-15mm.
Flying: One generation, late June-early August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Hedgerows and woodland rides.

Regional Information

Recorded in 3 (1.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 1984

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

Similar Species
Great Staughton, July 2011
Great Staughton, July 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Common Carpet Epirrhoe alternata
Wood Carpet Epirrhoe rivata
Bulgaria, June 2005
Bulgaria, June 2005
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
White-banded Carpet Spargania luctuata
Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
Cloaked Carpet Euphyia biangulata

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