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The Latticed Heath (Chiasmia clathrata) is of the family Geometridae which is in the genus Chiasmia. This day flying moth occurs throughout the Palearctic region. It is on the wing from mid May to mid September over two generations, peaking in June/July. In Ireland it has a scattered distribution where it can be locally common but is largely absent from the southwest. It overwinters as a pupa (chrysalis).
Patrick J. O'Keeffe / Raw Birds
Friday, 26 June 2020
LATTICED HEATH MOTH (Chiasmia clathrata) Lullymore West Bog, IPCC Nature Reserve, Lullymore, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Labels: Bog of Allen, Chiasmia clathrata, Co. Kildare, day flying moth, Ireland, Irish Moths, Latticed Heath, Lullymore, Lullymore West Bog, moth, moths, Moths of Co. Kildare, Moths of Europe, Moths of Ireland