Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Photo © Peter Hall,  Rosemarkie, East Ross vc-106. August 30th 2022

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Beech-green Carpet
Colostygia olivata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1774 / 70.099

A rare and local resident.

A species of woodland and moorland, usually on limestone.

Overwinters as a larva while adults fly from dusk and come to light.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 14 (10%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1867.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-15mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Bedstraws
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
29/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
19/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
20/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
15/08/20171VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
15/07/20171VC36 - HerefordshireSO32

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