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A Selection of Geometridae Moths 70.024 - 70.051

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(Hubner 1799) (Hubner 1799) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Denis & Schiffermuller 1775)
Geometridae - Sterrhinae Geometridae - Sterrhinae Geometridae - Sterrhinae Geometridae - Sterrhinae Geometridae - Larentiinae
Small Blood-vein - Scopula imitaria Small Blood-vein - Scopula imitaria Lesser Cream Wave -Scopula immulata Lesser Cream Wave -Scopula immulata Red Twin-spot Carpet -Xanthorhoe spadicearia
70.024    BF 1690 70.024    BF 1690 70.025    BF 1692 70.025    BF 1692 70.051    BF 1724

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 25mm to 29mm.

Flight Period: June until October in over lapping broods.

Habitat: They inhabit hedgerows, waste ground, coastal sand dunes where there is Privet and low growing plants.

Comment: This moth is fairly common in the southern half of England, Wales and the Midlands. They are localised in northern England and southern Ireland.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 24mm to 27mm.

Flight Period: June until August.

Habitat:  Moths inhabit damp meadows and marshes.

Comment: The moths of this species are uncommon residents, and widely distributed throughout England, Wales and Ireland.

(Schmidt 1931) (Schmidt 1931) (Borkhausen 1794) (Borkhausen 1794) (Denis & Schiffermuller 1775)
Geometridae - Sterrhinae Geometridae - Sterrhinae Geometridae - Larentiinae Geometridae - Larentiinae Geometridae - Larentiinae
Blood-vein - Timandra comai Blood-vein - Timandra comai Oblique Carpet -Orthonama vittata Oblique Carpet -Orthonama vittata Red Twin-spot Carpet -Xanthorhoe spadicearia
70.029    BF  1682 70.029    BF  1682 70.046    BF 1719 70.046    BF 1719 70.051    BF 1724

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 30mm to 34mm.

Flight Period: May

Habitat: Habits are wide and varied, and include parks gardens, waste ground, hedgerows, road side verges, and where ever there is an abundance of weeds.

Comment:  This moth is  fairly common, and widely distributed in the southern half of Britain. In the north, and Scotland is less common, and more localised.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 24mm to 27mm.

Flight Period: May and June, again in August and September.

Habitat: They inhabit marshy places such as bogs, fens, dykes, pool sides and other such damp localities.

Comment: Moths of this species fairly common, and are locally widespread residents, found in marshy places through out most of the British Isles.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 24mm to 27mm.

Flight Period: June into August in two broods.

Habitat: They inhabit open bushy area's with low growing herbaceous plants grow.

Comment: Moths of this species are fairly common residents, and are widely distributed through out the British Isles.

(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)  
Geometridae - Larentiinae Geometridae - Larentiinae Geometridae - Larentiinae Geometridae - Larentiinae

 

Shaded Broad-bar -Scolopteryx chenopodiata Shaded Broad-bar -Scolopteryx chenopodiata Shaded Broad-bar -Scolopteryx chenopodiata Shaded Broad-bar -Scolopteryx chenopodiata

 

70.045    BF 1372 70.045    BF 1372 70.045    BF 1372 70.045    BF 1372  

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 34mm to 38mm.

Flight Period: July and August.

Habitat: Found on sand hills, waste ground, down land, roadside verges and embankments, and other grassy places.

Comment: This moth is  fairly common, throughout the British Isles. Melanic specimens are commoner in north England and Scotland.

Species 70.052 to 70.074

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(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)  
Geometridae - Larentiinae Geometridae - Larentiinae Geometridae - Larentiinae Geometridae - Larentiinae

 

Garden Carpet -Xanthorhoe fluctuata Garden Carpet -Xanthorhoe fluctuata Garden Carpet -Xanthorhoe fluctuata Garden Carpet -Xanthorhoe fluctuata

 

70.049    BF 1728 70.049    BF 1728 70.049    BF 1728 70.049    BF 1728  

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 27mm to 31mm.

Flight Period: April to October in over lapping broods.

Habitat: Found just about any where brassicae and cruciferous plants grow.

Comment: This moth is a common in the UK, Melanic specimens are common in the northern isles, and Scotland. Similar forms (thules) are found in the Midlands, and London.

         
                 

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