Irish moths

Twin-spot Carpet

Family: Geometridae       Sub-family: Larentiinae

1809     *     Twin-spot Carpet     *     Perizoma didymata

Wingspan: 24-29mm

Flight time: June-August
Habitat: Most frequent on moorland and in upland woodlands

Larvae feed on range of plants including Sallows, Heather, Bilberry

Identification is uncertain

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

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