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Epirrhoe alternata (Müller, O.F., 1764)
Common Carpet
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Classification:

  • Phylum Arthropoda
  • Class Insecta
  • Order LEPIDOPTERA
  • Suborder
  • Superfamily GEOMETROIDEA
  • Family GEOMETRIDAE
  • Subfamily LARENTIINAE
  • Genus Epirrhoe

Epirrhoe alternata
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CITATION
Bond, K.G.M., Nash, R. & O’Connor, J.P. 2006. An Annotated Checklist of the Irish Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) , The Irish Biogeograghical Society and the National Museum of Ireland, Dublin.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/InvertebrateIreland/species.asp?item=9217
IRISH STATUS
See Explanatory Text
Accepted
NORTHERN IRELAND
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
RecordedRecorded
STATUS OF NAME
Current name
VALIDATING LITERATURE
Bond, K.G.M., Nash, R., O'Connor, J.P. 2006, An Annotated Checklist of the Irish Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) , The Irish Biogeographical Society,
LITERATURE FOR IDENTIFICATION
Waring, P. & Townsend, M, 2003, Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland, , British Wildlife Publishing,
Skinner, B, 1998, The Colour Identification Guide to Moths of the British Isles, , Viking Press,
LITERATURE FOR TAXONOMIC CHANGE
LITERATURE FOR ECOLOGY AND DISTRIBUTION
Waring, P. & Townsend, M, 2003, Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland, , British Wildlife Publishing,
LOCATION OF VOUCHER
EXPLANATORY TEXT
The British Isles sub-species, although a second obscurata (South, 1888) is found in the Outer Hebrides.

CHECKLIST VERSION  2006

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