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Dark Marbled Carpet
Dysstroma citrata
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Common Marbled Carpet
Dysstroma truncata

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1764 / 70.097
=Chloroclysta truncata

Davey, P., 2009: A common species in Britain, the larva feeding on many plants including sallow (Salix spp.), birch (Betula spp.), bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), dock (Rumex spp.) and bramble (Rubus fruticosus). In Dorset, the moth is common in every habitat apart from open heathland where it is frequent only.

Recorded in 39 (98%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1932.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-19mm
Flight: May - June, August - October
Foodplant:   Woody plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
23/11/201919SY39 Lyme Regis
23/11/201929SY49 Bridport
09/11/201919SY98 Wareham
08/11/201919SY98 Wareham
06/11/201919SY68 Weymouth / Martinstown

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