Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet

    Xanthorhoe ferrugata

    GeometridaeABH 70.052 B&F 1725

    Needs separating with considerable care from Red Twin-spot Carpet, and is much less common than that species and plainly in decline.  Most likely to be met with where large areas of semi-natural grassland habitat still exist.

    Adult Verification Grade: 2

    Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet (Xanthorhoe ferrugata) photographed in Somerset by Sue Davies