Geometridae : Larentiinae
  Prev | Next  
Red-green Carpet
Chloroclysta siterata

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1760 / 70.095
Photo © Ray Priestley,  Fishlake 17/10/2023

Similar Yorkshire Species
Autumn Green Carpet
Chloroclysta miata
Upload a Photo
Express Record Red-green Carpet

Golden Cinnabar Membership

  • Help with running costs of Yorkshire Moths
  • View detailed maps
  • List detailed species records
  • 12 month membership
   You can really help...

Copyright © Lepidoptera UK 2023
Click Map for Details

Yorkshire Status: Fairly common and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: There have been several recent Yorkshire records of this scarce moth after a gap of almost 40 years. It is also quite common in Hamsterley Forest in Durham, not far from the north of our County (Dunn & Parrack, 1986).

Beaumont, 2002: This moth has been recorded much more widely and frequently during the past five years. VC65. Low Row, three 1990-1996 (TMW); Hutton Conyers, eight 9-13.10.1999 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Current status (CHF, 2011): Expansion of the range all across the county. The females hibernate and fly again in the spring.

Recorded in 144 (72%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

< Small Phoenix  |  Autumn Green Carpet >
Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: September - December, hibernate then March - May
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/12/2022163SK38 - Sheffield
26/11/2022163SE30 - Worsbrough / Wombwell
26/11/2022163SE13 - Bradford
26/11/2022161SE94 - Middleton-on-the-Wolds
25/11/2022263SK69 - New Rossington / Austerfield
  Immature   Adult
Show Details | 1990 to 2022 | 2000 to 2022 | Graph Key
© 2023 NOLA®; Database using MapMate® Digital Maps © Bartholomew 2010. Design © Jim Wheeler 2023 Lepidoptera.UK
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy