Moth - Common Carpet
Taken at Barns Ness on 30th August 2018 using Nikon D200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Moth - Common Carpet.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Epirrhoe alternata.
Lepidoptera.
Geometridae.
Larval Food:
Wingspan:

Description:

Habitat:
Flies/Found:
Feature:
Bedstraw.
27 - 30 mm.
The forewings vary from grey to black, marked with white fascia, giving a striped appearance. The hindwings are paler grey with white fascia.
Wide range of habitats.
May - September.