Species: Red Carpet (Xanthorhoe decoloraria)

Red Carpet (Xanthorhoe decoloraria)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

Norwegian name: Fiolett båndmåler

Host plants: Alchemilla, Galium, Geranium

Confusion species: Flame Carpet (Xanthorhoe designata)

Systematics :

KingdomAnimals (Animalia)
Phylum Articulate animals (Arthropoda)
Class  Insects (Insecta)
Order   Moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera)
Group    Macro-moths ("Macro-heterocera")
Family     Geometrid moths (Geometridae)
Subfamily      Larentiinae
Genus       Xanthorhoe
Species        Red Carpet (Xanthorhoe decoloraria)