Common Marbled Carpet - Dysstroma truncata
Wingspan 24-30 mm. A common and remarkably variable species.
This species has 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.
Common throughout Britain.
Quite common in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = A (common and resident)
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