Geometroidea

Ennominae

Imago
Genus
Cleora
Species
cinctaria
Author/Year
Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
English Vernacular
Ringed Carpet
French Vernacular
Boarmie ceinte
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 36mm - 42mm

Imago: Univoltine, a species associated with lightly wooded heathland.  Not a common species locally but does occasionally come to light.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on birch (Betula), bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) and blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)

Overwinter: As a pupa

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