Geometridae: Larentiinae

1751 (ABH70.104) Devon Carpet Lampropteryx otregiata, (Metcalfe, 1917)



General InformationBoth sexes come to light.

Forewing length: 27-30mm
Foodplant(s): Marsh Bedstraw (Galium palustre), Fen Bedstraw (Galium uliginosum)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and August-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Uncommon/Rare

Regional Information

Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 May to 04 June