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Entephria caesiata (Grey Mountain Carpet)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Grey Mountain Carpet (Entephria caesiata) is a moth of the Geometridae family. It is found in the mountainous areas of Europe (including Great Britain, Fennoscandia and the Alps), the Caucasus, Asia minor, Armenia, Russia , Russian Far East, Siberia, northern Mongolia, Sakhalin and Japan (Honshū).The wingspan is 32–41 mm.
View Wikipedia Record: Entephria caesiata

Infraspecies

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Beinn a`Ghlo 19978 Scotland, United Kingdom
Ben Lawers 12423 Scotland, United Kingdom
Ben Wyvis 13313 Scotland, United Kingdom
Berwyn a Mynyddoedd de Clwyd/ Berwyn and South Clwyd Mountains 67265 Wales, United Kingdom
Black Wood of Rannoch 2720 Scotland, United Kingdom
Borrowdale Woodland Complex 1650 England, United Kingdom
Buchan Ness to Collieston 513 Scotland, United Kingdom
Cairngorms 142543 Scotland, United Kingdom
Caithness and Sutherland Peatlands 354692 Scotland, United Kingdom
Coedydd Aber 855 Wales, United Kingdom  
Craven Limestone Complex 13166 England, United Kingdom
Creag Meagaidh 15184 Scotland, United Kingdom
Dornoch Firth and Morrich More 21499 Scotland, United Kingdom
East Caithness Cliffs 1094 Scotland, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Exmoor Heaths 26455 England, United Kingdom
Foinaven 36684 Scotland, United Kingdom
Glen Coe 7329 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Glen Tanar 10329 Scotland, United Kingdom
Hoy 23474 Scotland, United Kingdom
Ingleborough Complex 14256 England, United Kingdom
Inverpolly 29349 Scotland, United Kingdom
Lake District High Fells 66717 England, United Kingdom
Loch Maree Complex 38882 Scotland, United Kingdom
Lochs Duich, Long and Alsh Reefs 5883 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Migneint–Arenig–Dduallt 49343 Wales, United Kingdom
Moor House – Upper Teesdale 95867 England, United Kingdom
Moorfoot Hills 21001 Scotland, United Kingdom
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
Morven and Mullachdubh 2265 Scotland, United Kingdom
North Pennine Moors 254789 England, United Kingdom
North York Moors 108930 England, United Kingdom
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
River Moriston 481 Scotland, United Kingdom
Rum 26775 Scotland, United Kingdom
Sands of Forvie 1814 Scotland, United Kingdom
South Pennine Moors 160577 England, United Kingdom  
South Uist Machair 8482 Scotland, United Kingdom
St Kilda 62932 Scotland, United Kingdom    
Strathglass Complex 58277 Scotland, United Kingdom
Trossachs Woods 927 Scotland, United Kingdom
Tulach Hill and Glen Fender Meadows 3912 Scotland, United Kingdom
Usk Bat Sites/ Safleoedd Ystlumod Wysg 4167 Wales, United Kingdom  
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  

Prey / Diet

Betula nana (dwarf birch)[1]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[2]
Empetrum nigrum (black crowberry)[1]
Erica cinerea (Scotch heath)[2]
Erica tetralix (crossleaf heath)[2]
Polygonum aviculare subsp. aviculare (prostrate knotweed)[2]
Saxifraga aizoides (yellow mountain saxifrage)[2]
Vaccinium myrtillus (myrtle blueberry)[1]
Vaccinium vitis-idaea (lingonberry)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acleris caledoniana2
Acleris hyemana3
Acleris lipsiana2
Acronicta menyanthidis (Light Knot Grass)2
Acronicta rumicis (Knot Grass)2
Anaplectoides prasina (green arches)2
Anarta melanopa (broad-bordered white underwing)4
Anarta myrtilli (Beautiful Yellow Underwing Moth)4
Ancylis unguicella2
Aporophyla lueneburgensis (Northern Deep-brown Dart)2
Aporophyla nigra (Black Rustic)2
Calcarius lapponicus (Lapland Longspur)2
Callistege mi (Mother Shipton Moth)2
Calliteara pudibunda (Pale Tussock)2
Callophrys rubi (Green Hairstreak Butterfly)5
Carsia sororiata (Manchester Treble-Bar)3
Chlorissa viridata4
Cleora cinctaria (Ringed Carpet)4
Coenophila subrosea (Rosy Marsh Moth)3
Coleophora juncicolella2
Coleophora pyrrhulipennella3
Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)3
Corvus corax (Northern Raven)2
Crocallis elinguaria (Scalloped Oak Moth)2
Dama dama (fallow deer)2
Dyscia fagaria (Grey Scalloped Bar)3
Ectropis crepuscularia (small engrailed)2
Elasmucha ferrugata2
Ematurga atomaria (Common Heath Moth)5
Epinotia mercuriana2
Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)2
Eulithis populata (Northern Spinach Moth)3
Eulithis testata (chevron moth)2
Eupithecia nanata (Narrow-winged Pug)3
Eupithecia satyrata (Satyr Pug Moth)2
Eurois occulta (great gray dart)3
Euxoa obelisca (Square-spot Dart)2
Euxoa tritici2
Hydriomena furcata (July Highflyer)3
Hyppa rectilinea (Saxon)3
Idaea contiguaria (Weaver's Wave)5
Idaea straminata (Plain Wave)3
Itame brunneata2
Lacanobia contigua (Beautiful Brocade)2
Lagopus lagopus (Willow Ptarmigan)3
Lasiocampa quercus (Oak Eggar)3
Lithomoia solidaginis (goldenrod brindle)3
Lycophotia porphyrea (True Lover's Knot)3
Macrothylacia rubi (Fox Moth)6
Melanchra persicariae (Dot Moth)2
Micrelus ericae3
Neofaculta ericetella3
Operophtera brumata (winter moth)2
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)2
Pachycnemia hippocastanaria (Horse Chestnut Moth)2
Papestra biren (Glaucous Shears)4
Parasemia plantaginis (Wood Tiger Moth)3
Perconia strigillaria (Grass Wave)2
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (ruby tiger moth)2
Plebejus argus (Silver-studded Blue)4
Pleurota bicostella2
Polia bombycina (Pale Shining Brown)2
Polia trimaculosa3
Prolita sexpunctella (Long-horned Flat-back)4
Protolampra sobrina (Cousin German)2
Psyche casta2
Rheumaptera hastata (spear-marked black)2
Rhopobota ustomaculana (Loch Rannoch Tortrix)2
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)4
Scopula ternata (Smoky Wave Moth)3
Selidosema brunnearia3
Strophingia ericae2
Syngrapha interrogationis (Scarce Silver Y)3
Trichiura crataegi (Pale Eggar)4
Xanthorhoe spadicearia (Red Twin-spot Carpet Moth)2
Xestia agathina (Heath Rustic)3
Xestia baja (Dotted Clay)2
Xestia castanea (Grey Rustic)3

Distribution

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
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