Irish moths

Common Marbled Carpet

Family: Geometridae       Sub-family: Larentiinae

1764     *     Common Marbled Carpet     *     Chloroclysta truncata

Widespread, common
Wingspan: 24-30mm. Very variable.

Flight time: May-July, August-November
Found in most urban and rural habitats

Larvae feed on range of species including Sallows, Brambles, Bilberry

Very similar: Dark Marbled Carpet

Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. June, August and September 2010

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