70.208 Ligdia adustata (Scorched Carpet) 1888
fw: 12-14mm; bivoltine in south Apr-Jun, Jul-Sep, univoltine further north Jun-Jul; spindle (Euonymus europaeus); local in England & Wales
ID: Black wing base confluent with black thorax and black (post-)median fascia. Mesoleuca albicillata (Beautiful Carpet) has a similar pattern but is larger and its (post-) median fascia is well-marked only at the costal end.
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