Xanthorhoe designata

Irish status: Widespread and Common

Flame Carpet - This common moth has a wingspan around 27 mm and has two breeding generations between early and late summer. Likes to feed on cabbage so not so popular with gardeners! Observed at Greaghnafarna Co. Leitrim.

John Foss Nature Photography Birds Wild Flowers Wildlife Butterflies Moths Greaghnafarna Ballinaglera Ireland Leitrim Derby England UK Algarve Portugal