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Garden carpet 29328

1728 Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata


Wingspan 18-25 mm.


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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Taken on June 12, 2014