COMMON MARBLED CARPET Dysstroma (Chloroclysta) truncata
Common in suitable habitat.
Described by Rosie as common and widespread but it was recorded only sparingly at five of the Rothamsted sites.
Flight period overlaps with Dark Marbled Carpet but peak is mid-July whereas that for Dark Marbled Carpet is mid-August.
Scottish Status: Common - stable. UK Status: Common
First and last flight dates recorded in Caithness: 14th June to 18th September (2 late record2 30th September & 8th October)
UK distribution has increased since 1970  (cf: Atlas of Britain & Ireland's Larger Moths)
Very variable. Third image shows typical underwing pattern - compare with Dark Marbled Carpet


MAP: black dots last record pre 2000  blue dots last record 2000 to 2009  
red dots last record 2010 to 2019 green dots last record 2020 to present
 










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