|1723 ~ Red Carpet ~ Xanthorhoe decoloraria decoloraria|
Resident. Common N,W.
A scarce species recorded at scattered sites mainly in the western half of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 30-34mm.
Flame Carpet and Red Twin-spot Carpet.
Moorland and grassy hillsides.
Overwinters as a small larva. Larva August-late May. Pupates in a cocoon in the debris.
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Photo by JM, July 2010, Lake Vyrnwy