Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Dysstroma citrata Linnaeus, 1761
Dark Marbled Carpet

Family: Geometridae
Checklist Number: 70.098

An uncommon moorland and woodland species found from July to August. Can be confused with Arran Carpet and Common Marbled Carpet

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

Dysstroma citrata
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