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Moth - Red Twin-Spot Carpet?

Observed: 26th April 2011 By: orangehooforangehoof’s reputation in Invertebratesorangehoof’s reputation in Invertebratesorangehoof’s reputation in Invertebratesorangehoof’s reputation in Invertebrates
IMGP0035 (2)
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Description:

Body about 8-10mm long. Just rescued from a pan of water.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Red Twin-spot Carpet (Xanthorhoe spadicearia) interacts

Comments

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twin-spot carpets

This does look good for Red Twin-spot, but it can be hard to tell apart from Dark-barred Twin-spot, which has a form that is very similar to the Red.

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Entomologist and biological recorder