Xanthorhoe quadrifasiata

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Xanthorhoe quadrifasiata, the large twin-spot carpet, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in most of Europe (except Portugal, Ireland, Iceland and Greece), east to the Near East and the eastern part of the Palearctic realm.

Large twin-spot carpet
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X. quadrifasiata
Binomial name
Xanthorhoe quadrifasiata
(Clerck, 1759)
Synonyms
  • Phalaena quadrifasciata Clerck, 1759
  • Ochyria quadrifasiata (Clerck, 1759)
  • Xanthorhoe quadrifasciata (misspelling)

The wingspan is 29–32 mm. Adults are on wing from June to July. There is one generation per year.

The larvae feed on various low-growing plants, including Ribes rubrum and Galium mollugo.

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