Geometridae : Ennominae
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Immature stages

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Small Emerald
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Light Emerald
Campaea margaritaria

(Linnaeus, 1767) 1961 / 70.283
=Campaea margaritata
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 (89%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/08/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/08/2022227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
14/08/2022127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
14/08/2022128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
14/08/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Forewing: 18-26mm.
Flight: Two generations May-Aug. Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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