Geometridae : Geometrinae

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Blotched Emerald
1667 Comibaena bajularia
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.300
Norfolk status
Increasingly rare.
Established woodland with mature oaks.
Diagnostic blotch in the corner of forewing.
Ground colour often fades to a pinkish white.

Recorded in 25 (36%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/07/2014+27TM28 - Harleston
26/06/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
14/06/2014127TG20 - Norwich
10/06/2014128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
09/06/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: One generation. June-July.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak Sessile Oak
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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