Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Chloroclysta miata Linnaeus, 1758
Autumn Green Carpet

Family: Geometridae
Checklist Number: 70.096

An uncommon species found in scrubby, woodland areas. It overwinters as an adult and can be found during September and October and again in April

Rowan Sorbus aucuparia and willow Salix are the main larval foodplants

Chloroclysta miata
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