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Lampropteryx otregiata (Metcalfe, 1917)

Devon Carpet
70.1040 (B&F: 1751)

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


The only proven record of this species in Sussex is of a single specimen that was attracted to mv light in Pheasant Copse near Petworth on 17 August 1987. The larvae feed on common marsh bedstraw. (Pratt, 2011)

Lampropteryx otregiata (Metcalfe, 1917)
Woods near Plaistow, 11 viii 2017
Photo: Dave Green

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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