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1761 ~ Autumn Green Carpet ~ Chloroclysta miata
UK Status

Resident. Local

Montgomeryshire Status

A local and fairly uncommon species, but recorded throughout most of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 34-40mm.

Confusion species

Red-green Carpet.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Broadleaved woodland, hedgerows and gardens, especially in upland regions.

Foodplant

Broadleaf trees.

Lifestage data

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

Photo by PRW, 12th May 2009, Commins Coch

Photo by MDH, 16th Oct 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by GBC, 11th Oct 2015, Lake Vyrnwy