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70.095 ~ 1760 ~ Red-green Carpet ~ Chloroclysta siterata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 30-36mm.

Confusion species

Autumn Green Carpet and Beech-green Carpet.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Broadleaved woodland, hedgerows and gardens.


The leaves of various broadleaf trees.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an adult female. Larva June-August. Pupates in the plant debris.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 14th Sept 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by PRW, 25th Oct 2010, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 15th Nov 2011, Commins Coch