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70.096 [B&F: 1761] Autumn Green Carpet (Chloroclysta miata) (Linnaeus, 1758)


Local on moorland, and in broad-leaved woodland, scrub, hedgerows and gardens throughout much of Britain and Ireland, especially in upland areas. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight has decreased in the county to the verge of extinction. Wingspan 34-40 mm. The most likely confusion species is Red-green Carpet C. siterata, which see for differences. Larva feeds on various broad-leaved trees, including Sallow, Birch, Alder, Lime, Wild Rose and Rowan.

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Detail records

VC10 Isle of Wight
Bembridge (SZ68)1856-IWNHSAdult
Parkhurst Forest (SZ49)1925oneWakely, SAdult
Parkhurst Forest (SZ49)1928-Anon-
Parkhurst Forest (SZ49)23-Dec-1928oneJonesAdult
St Lawrence (SZ57)01-Sep-1960threeWild, EHAdult
VC11 South Hampshire
Lyndhurst (SU21)1881-CarringtonAdult
New Forest (SU30)1891-OgdenLarval
Burley (SU20)1969-Mackworth-Praed, CWAdult
Sandy Down (SZ39)1970-Watson, RWAdult
Stubby Copse Inclosure (SU30)23-Apr-1987-Brown, DCG-
Brockenhurst (SU30)1994-Donnelly, K-
VC12 North Hampshire
Leckford (SU33)1947-Sterling, DH-
Hook (SU75)26-Aug-1976oneBoswell, PAAdult
Northwood (SU43)1993oneBell, RAAdult
VC22 West Berkshire (Hants county)
Mortimer (SU66)07-Oct-1996oneDennis, GJAdult

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