Geometroidea

Larentiinae

Imago
Genus
Xanthorhoe
Species
spadicearia
Author/Year
Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
English Vernacular
Red Twin Spot Carpet
French Vernacular
Oxydée
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 24-27mm

Imago: Bivoltine, not a common species at light here, more often seen when beaten from hedgerows surrounding fallow and unmanaged grassland.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on different bedstraw (Galium ssp) and other low growing herbaceous plants.

Overwinter: As a pupa

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