Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Chloroclysta siterata
Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Chloroclysta siterata
Public Records: 19
Specimens with Barcodes: 46
Species With Barcodes: 1
Palearctic most of Europe to central Asia.
The wingspan is 28–36 mm.The ground colour of the forewings are is greyish green, with a reddish tinge.The central band is dark and may be replaced by dark wavy cross lines.The forewings have a pointed shape. This is a very variable species.
Similar Species: Adults are similar in appearance to the Autumn Green Carpet Chloroclysta miata but C. miata has a pale central band, grey hindwings and no red tinge.
The larva feeds on Populus tremula, Salix caprea, Quercus robur, Quercus petraea, Quercus rubra, Chaenomeles japonica, Sorbus aucuparia, Rosa canina, Rosa vosagiaca, Prunus serrulata, Acer pseudoplatanus, Frangula alnus, Tilia (Linden )
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