Ruddy Carpet Catarhoe rubidata: Distribution map

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70.057 BF1735
Ruddy Carpet Catarhoe rubidata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)


Wingspan 26-31 mm.

An uncommon species, found locally in the southern parts of England and Wales.

It occupies open woodland, scrubland, downland and sea-cliffs, and flies mainly in June and July.

The larvae feed mainly on bedstraw (Galium).
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