|1744 ~ Grey Mountain Carpet ~ Entephria caesiata|
Resident. Common WC,N.
Found along the western side of the county. This species has not been commonly recorded but this is probably due to it's upland habitat.
Wingspan : M & F, 32-41mm.
Yellow-ringed Carpet, Striped Twin-spot Carpet.
Mountains and Moorland.
Heathers and bilberry.
Overwinters as a small larva. Larva July or August-late May or June. Pupates in a cocoon.
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Photo by JBK, 15th July 2006, Lake Glaslyn
Photo by JM, July 2010, Lake Vyrnwy