1744 Grey Mountain Carpet Entephria caesiata ABH 70.072
Denis & Schiffermüller 1775
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Moths Geometridae » Larentiin
Phenology The rather variable adults fly from July to August.
Description A mountain and moorland species, which occurs in suitable habitat from the Midlands northwards to northern Scotland and Ireland. It is well-known for its habit of resting on stone walls and rocks.
Life Cycle The larvae feed on a number of low heathland plants such as heather (Calluna) and bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus).