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Dysstroma citrata (Linnaeus, 1761)

Subspecies:
     Dysstroma citrata citrata (Linnaeus, 1761)
     Dysstroma citrata pythonissata (Millière, 1870)

Dark Marbled Carpet
70.0980 (B&F: 1762)
Previously:Chloroclysta citrata (Linnaeus, 1761)

Synonym(s):
Dysstroma immanata (Haworth, 1809)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Geometroidea
    »Family: Geometridae
      »Subfamily: Larentiinae
        »Tribe: Cidariini

A resident species in decline, generally occurring singly or sparingly at mv light, preferring woodland. Only thinly distributed, very local and distinctly irregular in appearance. Double-brooded, flying from late May to mid-August and from early September to mid-October. Larvae feed on sallow, silver birch and wild strawberry. (Pratt, 2011)

Chloroclysta citrata (Linnaeus, 1761)
Brede High Woods , 13 vii 2012
Photo: Keith Alexander

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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