Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  To MV light, Halesowen. October 29th 2004.

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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 107 (76%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: September - December, hibernate then March - May
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
26/11/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ93
26/11/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
22/11/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
18/11/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP18
14/11/20222VC37 - WorcestershireSP18

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