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Chloroclysta miata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Autumn Green Carpet
70.0960 (B&F: 1761)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Geometroidea
    »Family: Geometridae
      »Subfamily: Larentiinae
        »Tribe: Cidariini

A species which is probably now extinct in the region - undetected since a final appearance in 1996 at Hornlady's Cross in the far east, and last seen in the west in 1934. Single-brooded, flying from mid-September to late October, with survivors reappearing in the Spring. Larvae fed on sallow, oak and silver birch. (Pratt, 2011)

Chloroclysta miata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rannoch Perthshire, 18 v 2009
Photo: Keith Alexander

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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