Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Photo © Oliver Wadsworth,  Monkwood VC37. 30/03/2017

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Autumn Green Carpet
Chloroclysta miata
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Red-green Carpet
Chloroclysta siterata

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1760 / 70.095

A common species found throughout the region.

A species of broadleaved woodland, hedges, gardens.

Females overwinter as an adult. Adults come readily to light.

Note The green form can be mistaken for Autumn Green Carpet but that is a rare species of upland areas so unlikely to be encountered elsewhere.

Recorded in 103 (74%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: September - December, hibernate then March - May
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
28/12/20193VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
07/12/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
05/12/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
27/11/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
26/11/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82

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