The Moths of Suffolk
1771a Cypress Carpet, Thera cupressata, (Geyer, 1831)

National Status : Uncommon

Records : Single record from Landguard (N Odin, 22.vii.2010)

Wingspan details : Forewing 12-15mm, Wingspan 28-32mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultSpruce Carpet, Thera britannica
Juniper Carpet, Thera juniperata

Compare confusion species
    Adult

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Dorset (15.vi.2002) © Paul Kitchener

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Bradwell, Suffolk (4.x.2011) © Keith Knights
Bradwell, Suffolk (4.x.2011) © Keith Knights
Trapped by Bill Last - Harlow, Essex (x.2014) © Neil Sherman
 
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First site record - Ipswich, Suffolk (31.x.2014) © Neil Sherman