Geometroidea

Larentiinae

Imago
Genus
Xanthorhoe
Species
montanata (1)
Author/Year
Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
English Vernacular
Silver Ground Carpet
French Vernacular
Mélanthie montagnarde
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 28-34mm

Imago: Univoltine, a very common species that is found in most habitats.  A common and plentiful visitor to light.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on such plants as dock (Rumex), plantain (Plantago) and bedstraw (Galium)

Overwinter: As a larva

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