Geometroidea

Larentiinae

Imago
Genus
Trichopteryx
Species
carpinata
Author/Year
Borkhausen, 1794
English Vernacular
Early Tooth Striped
French Vernacular
Phalène du Charme
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 30mm - 34mm

Imago: Univoltine, a woodland species which is never common locally.  Can be found during the day at rest on tree trunks or fence posts, at night it can be found at sallow blossom, it is never a common visitor to light here.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on sallow (Salix caprea), birch (Betula pendula), alder (Alnus glutinosa) and honeysuckle (Lonicera ssp)

Overwinter: As a pupa

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