Irish moths

Clouded Border

Family: Geometridae       Sub-family: Ennominae

1887     *     Clouded Border     *     Lomaspilis marginata

Widespread, common
Wingspan: 30-38mm. Variable. The brown form is known as f. diluta.

Flight time: May-August
Habitat: Damp woodlands, heath, carr, fens

Larval food plants: Aspen and other poplars, Sallows and other Willows

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

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