1858 The V-Pug Chloroclystis v-ata ABH 70.142
(Haworth, 1809)

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Moths Geometridae » Larentiinae

Wingspan 14-19 mm

PhenologyTwo generations in the south, flying in May and June, then again in August, but further north there is just one, in June and July

Description Geen ground-colour, small size, V-shaped mark and more triangular resting posture make this species relatively easy to identify

Life Cycle The flowers of a range of plants form the main foodstuff of the larvae, including elder (Sambucus) and brambles (Ribes spp.).

Habitat

 

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