Geometridae: Larentiinae

1760 (ABH70.095) Red-green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata, (Hufnagel, 1767)

KR08341

Christophstal, April 2020
Christophstal, April 2020
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Christophstal, April 2020
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-onwards
 pre-onwards
 pre-onwards
 pre-onwards
Christophstal April 2020
Christophstal April 2020
 Photo © Peter Bissell

General Information

Pupates in leaf litter.

Overwinters as an adult.
Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.

Forewing length: 14-17mm.
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.), broadleaved trees
Flying: One generation, September-November and March-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Not endangered

Habitat

Mainly woodland habitats.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in .

Similar Species
Christophstal, October 2013
Christophstal, October 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Autumn Green Carpet Chloroclysta miata


Flying/Adult:

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