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Ligdia adustata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Scorched Carpet
70.2080 (B&F: 1888)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Geometroidea
    »Family: Geometridae
      »Subfamily: Ennominae
        »Tribe: Cassymini

A resident species, occurring singly or sparingly to mv light and common to very common in some places. Well distributed in the west and widespread in the east with high numbers being local and episodic. This species is double brooded flying from early May to mid July and again throughout August. Larvae feed on spindle. (Pratt 2011)

Ligdia adustata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
nr. Three Oaks, 31 vii 2018
Photo: Adrienne Norbury
Ligdia adustata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Warnham LNR, 10 iv 2007
Photo: Sam Bayley
Ligdia adustata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Ditchling, 16 iv 2004
Photo: Simon Davey
Ligdia adustata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Findon Valley, 16 iii 2007
Photo: Mike Snelling
Ligdia adustata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Bexhill-on-Sea, 28 iv 2014
Photo: Derek Crawley

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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