140449 Red Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe spadicearia Wingspan 20mm. A colourful and beautifully-patterned moth that spreads its wings flat at rest. Adult’s forewings are marked with a broad, reddish-brown band and yellow-buff and reddish brown zones towards head; near the tip of the forewing, an orange-buff patch and adjacent 2 dark spots are useful for identification. Flies mainly May-July. Larva feeds on low-growing herbaceous plants. Widespread and common.