Geometridae : Ennominae

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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Small Emerald
Hemistola chrysoprasaria
Light Emerald
Campaea margaritata

(Linnaeus, 1767) 70.283/1961
Norfolk status
Widespread and common.

Green/white when fresh , fading to white a few days after emergence.

Second generation moths are smaller and darker.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/10/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
30/09/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
30/09/2015227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
29/09/2015127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
24/09/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Forewing: 18-26mm.
Season: Two generations May-Aug. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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