home > county list > macro moths > (71 of 536)
Go UpPausePlay Species Slideshow
1725 ~ Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet ~ Xanthorhoe ferrugata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A moderately common species found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 24-27mm.

Confusion species

Red Twin-spot Carpet.

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Most habitats.


Herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva. Larva July and September. Pupates in a cocoon in the debris.
Click map for larger image

Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 21st May 2008, Commins Coch

Photo by PB, 7th May 2010, Morben Isaf