Geometroidea

Larentiinae

Imago
Genus
Plemyria
Species
rubiginata (1)
Author/Year
Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
English Vernacular
Blue Bordered Carpet
French Vernacular
Cidarie bicolore
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 22-28mm

Imago: Bivoltine, a species that inhabits damp woodland and marshy areas but has also been recorded at other sites.  Sometimes seen during the day but more often seen at light.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on alder (Alnus), blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), sallow (Salix) and other trees.

Overwinter: As an egg

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