Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Dysstroma truncata Hufnagel, 1767
Common Marbled Carpet

Family: Geometridae
Checklist Number: 70.097

Frequently found on moorland and in woodland. Can be confused with Arran Carpet and Dark Marbled Carpet. Bivoltine: found from June to September

Several woody plants such as willow Salix and Bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus are used by the larvae

Dysstroma truncata
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