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70.099 ~ 1774 ~ Beech-Green Carpet ~ Colostygia olivata
UK Status

Resident. Local N,WC, (S).

Montgomeryshire Status

A local and scarce species.

Wingspan :  M & F, 26-35mm.

Confusion species

None.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Woodland and moorland.

Foodplant

Bedstraws.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva. Larva September-May. Pupates in the plant debris.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by JM, July 2010, Lake Vyrnwy

Photo by GBC, 26th July 2013, Lake Vyrnwy