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Green Carpet
Colostygia pectinataria (Knoch, 1781)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1776 / 70.100
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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 12-15mm.
Flight: Two generations May-July. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Bedstraws.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Widespread and abundant.
Bright green colour fades to a yellowish-brown.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/10/2020+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
22/09/2020227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
22/09/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
20/09/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
19/09/2020+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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