Irish moths

Oblique Carpet

Family: Geometridae       Sub-family: Larentiinae

1719     *     Oblique Carpet     *     Orthonama vittata

Wingspan: 23-26mm

Flight time: May-September
Habitat: Marshes, damp woods and meadows

Larval food plants: Bedstraw's (Galium ssp.) including Marsh and Heath Bedstraw

Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. 2010

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