|1753s1 ~ Striped Twin-spot Carpet ~ Coenotephria salicata|
Resident. Common N,W,(SW)
Probably a more common species than the records suggest, due to under recording. Found mainly on moorland in the south-west of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 29-31mm.
Garden Carpet, Twin-spot Carpet and Grey Mountain Carpet.
Mainly moorland, but also found in woodland and sites in upland areas.
Overwinters as a cocooned fully grown larva where it remains dormant until April or May. Larva June-early August, sometimes a second brood in the autumn.
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Photo by DB, 8th Aug 2014, Lake Glaslyn