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  Green Pug Chloroclystis rectangulata  

B&F: 1860

ABH: 70.144

Status: Resident.

Distribution and Abundance: Common.

Primary Habitat: Gardens.

Flight Period: Single brooded in June and July.

Observations: Returns from the Fineshade Rothamsted light trap running in woodland for seven years in the 1990’s produced the following information:-
Number of moths recorded 134.
Proportion of melanic moths 20%.
Overall flight period 8 June to 4 August.
A full range of  melanic forms appear to occur within the county.

L.O.N.: 1907. Many localities. Common.

First Record: 1882, Hull & Tomalin.