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Thursday, 12 June 2014

1728 Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata

1728 Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata

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1728 Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata

Wingspan 18-25 mm.

Descrpition  A common species throughout the British Isles, this moth shows a preference for suburban habitats, but can be found almost anywhere.

It is continuously-brooded during the summer months from April through to September, and adults and larvae could be found in any of these months.

The larvae feed on a range of cruciferous plants

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