Common Marbled Carpet Dysstroma truncata
Common Marbled Carpet Dysstroma truncata
Adult • Littleborough, Lancashire • © Ian Kimber

70.097 BF1764
Common Marbled Carpet Dysstroma truncata[Synonyms: Chloroclysta truncata]

(Hufnagel, 1767)


Wingspan 24-30 mm.

A common and remarkably variable species, which is found throughout Britain in a wide range of habitats.

There are two broods, flying in May and June, and again from August to October, sometimes later.

The larvae feed on a wide range of low-growing plants.

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