Geometridae : Ennominae
ABH BF

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Similar Norfolk Species
Small Emerald
Hemistola chrysoprasaria
 
Light Emerald
1961 Campaea margaritata
(Linnaeus, 1767) 70.283
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 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
15/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
14/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
13/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
12/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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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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