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IMG_78998TH OCTOBER 2013a

Observed: 8th October 2013 By: DSLRDSLR’s reputation in InvertebratesDSLR’s reputation in Invertebrates
IMG_78998TH OCTOBER 2013a
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Species with which Common Marbled Carpet (Chloroclysta truncata) interacts

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Hi DSLR, Just noticed this

Hi DSLR,

Just noticed this morning how similar the underside of a Spruce Carpet can look to Common Marbled Carpet but I'm still confident yours is C. truncata- Spruce Carpet doesnt have the jagged bit on the crossline near the leading edge of the hindwing.

Cathal.

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It might look even more like

It might look even more like a C. citrata but still could be mistaken for either, especially if worn-

http://www.ispotnature.org/node/376683

Yours is different as described above and I think the ID is ok. Just sharing this observation, I thought I might have made a mistake when I first noticed the similarity today.

Cathal.