Early Tooth-striped Trichopteryx carpinata: Distribution map

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70.202 BF1881
Early Tooth-striped Trichopteryx carpinata

(Borkhausen, 1794)


Wingspan 30-34 mm.

A fairly common species over most of the British Isles, flying in April and May in a single generation, and occupying woodland habitats.

Typically the moth has ill-defined markings, but the northern ab. fasciata form has more contrasting cross-bands.

The larvae feed on various trees, including honeysuckle (Lonicera), sallow (Salix) and birch (Betula).

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