Geometroidea

Larentiinae

Imago
Genus
Xanthorhoe
Species
designata
Author/Year
Hufnagel, 1767
English Vernacular
Flame Carpet
French Vernacular
Désignée
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 25mm - 28mm

Imago: Bivoltine, a species of damp woodland and hedgerows, it comes freely to light here

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on a variety of Cruciferous plants such as rape seed (Brassicus napus) and mustard (Sinapis arvensis)

Overwinter: As a pupa

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