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1776 ~ Green Carpet ~ Colostygia pectinataria
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 25-29mm.

Confusion species

None.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Most habitats.

Foodplant

Cleavers and bedstraws.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva. Larva June-July and September-May. Pupates in a cocoon in loose soil.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 31st May 2010, Llanfyllin