Irish moths

Double Square-spot

Family: Noctuidae       Sub-family: Noctuinae

2128     *     Double Square-spot     *     Xestia triangulum

Wingspan: 36-46mm

Flight time: June-August
Habitats include woodlands, hedgerows, rural gardens

Larvae feed on variety of herbaceous plants and (in spring) Hawthorn, Blackthorn and Raspberries

Double Square-spot

Double Square-spot

Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. 2010

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