Geometridae: Larentiinae

1761 (ABH70.096) Autumn Green Carpet Chloroclysta miata, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR08342

Kilmartin, Argyll
Kilmartin, Argyll
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Kilmartin, Argyll
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Collage Valley, Northumberland
Collage Valley, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher


General Information

Pupates in leaf litter.

 

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.
Both sexes come to light.
Often found at rest during day

Forewing length: 15-17mm.
Foodplant(s): sallows (Salix spp.), birches (Betula spp.), Alder (Alnus glutinosa), lime (Tilia spp.)
Flying: One generation, September-November and March-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Broadleaved woodland, scrub, hedgerows.

Regional Information

Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 1985

Recorded date range (Adult): 18 May to 23 October

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Red-green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata

Local
Adult:

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Yellow, green, purple
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2