Geometridae: Larentiinae

08341 Red-green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata, (Hufnagel, 1767)

BF1760 (ABH70.095)


General Information

Pupates in leaf litter.

Overwinters as 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:


Mainly woodland habitats.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Volakas, N Greece, 15th May 2015. Light trap.
Volakas, N Greece, 15th May 2015. Light trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Autumn Green Carpet Chloroclysta miata

Larva Type:
Yellow, green, red, purple
No. of Proleg Pairs: