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The V-Pug Chlorclystis v-ata Wingspan 15-19mm. A colourful little moth, easily recognised by its colour and diagnostic markings. Rests with wings spread flat, forewings mostly covering hindwings. Adult is bright green overall, with distinct black ‘V’ mark near leading edge of forewing. Flies May-June, with a second brood in the south, in August. Larva feeds on Elder, Hawthorn and Bramble. Widespread but commonest in south.
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The V-Pug Chlorclystis v-ata Wingspan 15-19mm. A colourful little moth, easily recognised by its colour and diagnostic markings. Rests with wings spread flat, forewings mostly covering hindwings. Adult is bright green overall, with distinct black ‘V’ mark near leading edge of forewing. Flies May-June, with a second brood in the south, in August. Larva feeds on Elder, Hawthorn and Bramble. Widespread but commonest in south.

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Date: 30 Jun 2009
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Credit: andrew merrick/NPL
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