Tony James

Tony James

Posted on 03/23/2016


Photo taken on March 23, 2016


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Moth
Cornwall
Lepidoptera
Geometrid


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1719 Orthonama vittata (Oblique Carpet)

1719 Orthonama vittata (Oblique Carpet)
Geometridae, Larentiinae - Wingspan: 22-28mm.

A smaller "Carpet" species, which is widespread throughout the UK, but found locally in habitats which includes wetland areas.

Although sparsely occurring, the flight season in Cornwall ranges from May to September in two generations, peaking in June and August.

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