Geometroidea

Larentiinae

Imago
Genus
Xanthorhoe
Species
ferrugata
Author/Year
Clerck, 1759
English Vernacular
Dark Barred Twin Spot Carpet
French Vernacular
Rouillée
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 24-27mm

Imago: Bivoltine, can be disturbed during the day from bushes and hedges and comes freely to light.

Larva: Feed on chickweed (Stellaria media), catmint (Nepeta) and cleavers (Galium).

Overwinter: As a pupa

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Imago