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The Double Square-spot (Xestia triangulum) is a species of moth in the Noctuidae family.

Description[]

This medium size moth is usually grey-brown, and often has ligher speckling. The oval and kidney mark are squared, and this moth is very similar to the Triple-spotted Clay, but differs from having a brown hindwing. This species is found over most of the Summer.

Range[]

This species is widespread and often common over most of Britain, but absent from Shetland and Guernsey.

Larvae[]

The larvae feed on a range of plants, including Blackthorn and Primrose.

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