Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Green Pug
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Chloroclystis v-ata

(Haworth, 1809) 1858 / 70.142

Morley's Final Catalogue: By no means so scarce as was thought in 1890. Wherstead, often inIpswich, Playford (Ent. Wk. Int. ii, 1857, 11), Felixstow (Pyett), often at Monks Soham light, Stowmarket, Mildenhall, Downham; Southwold (Ctw), Beccles, Lowestoft, Gorleston.

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Double-brooded.

Identification: Green pug lacks the obvious black V mark.

Habitat: A wide variety of habitats.

Recorded in 53 (91%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/07/2024126TL97 - Hopton/Ixworth
01/07/2024126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
29/06/2024126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
29/06/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
28/06/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
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Forewing: 8-11mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Many plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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