Main: (Geometridae / Larentiinae)
70.046 [B&F: 1719] Oblique Carpet (Orthonama vittata) (Borkhausen, 1794)

 

Notes: Local in fens, water meadows, damp woodland, marshes and river-banks throughout much of the British Isles, a species of conservation concern under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight an uncommon marsh-inhabiting species, records of which are scattered thinly across the three vice-counties. Wingspan 24-27 mm. The most likely confusion species is Oblique Striped Phibalapteryx virgata, which see for differences. Larva feeds on Marsh Bedstraw and Heath Bedstraw.

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