70.072 Entephria caesiata (Grey Mountain Carpet) 1744
fw: 16-19mm; Jun-Oct (Jun-Aug in the southern part of its range, Jul-Oct in N.Scotland); heather (Calluna vulgaris), bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus); common in mountains and upland moorland in N.England, N.Wales and Scotland
ID: Varies in intensity of the grey colouration. E.flavicinctata (Yellow-ringed Carpet) has a dusting of golden-orange scales through the central cross-band of the forewing and lacks any significant white margins to the cross-band.
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