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  Large Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe quadrifasiata  

B&F: 1726

ABH: 70.055

Status: Resident.

Distribution and Abundance: Fairly common.

Primary Habitat: Woodland.

Flight Period: Single brooded in June and July.

Observations: The woodland Fineshade Rothamsted light trap returned six moths with an overall flight period from 22 June to 22 August for seven years in the 1990’s. The black banded form ab thedenii is frequent within the Northamptonshire populations.

L.O.N.: 1907. Many localities. Rather common.

First Record: 1882, Hull & Tomalin.